I suspect many flyers still take a lot lying down from airlines that they don't have to. And sometimes I run across something and wonder if a complaint is justified. Here are some flight travel situations in which kvetching might deserve some compensation.
It wasn't until I became a permanent migrant to the aisle that I realized that the person in the window seat is really truly the person that holds the entire power, often in ways that aren't fully appreciated.
There are dangers to not listening to the flight attendant; dangers to your safety, and the safety of other passengers as well as the crew. Some act as if the only reason a flight attendant enforces the rules is due to a need to feel superior.
The airplane flights that do the grunt work of your trip, that allow you to get from place to place, are a sort of forgettable magic that, if you are like me, you do not record in your diary or photograph.
Many consumers are no doubt looking forward to stuffing themselves full of turkey, but they're probably not quite as eager to stuff themselves into planes to get there during the busiest travel week of the year.