People do use those bags in the back of the airplane seat.
January 29, 2009 3:47pm CST
In all the time's i';ve flown (about 16 times now) Until this last time the fact that those puke bags were in the back of the seat seemed useless to me. Until last night. The little girl (about 7) beside me got sick and she grabbed for one and she actually hit the bag. I was surprised that she grabbed for it and that she even hit the bag. Have you ever had the misfortune to use one or see one used?
• Omagh, Northern Ireland
29 Jan 09
I have experienced occasional turbulence on flights previously,but have (thankfully!) never had the need to reach for a barf bag before..or experienced anyone else close by having to,either.. as the bag is plastic lined,I have seen them put into use as an icepack when filled with icecubes from the drinks cart..
• United States
29 Jan 09
I had to grab one on a return flight from Vegas. The flight started out on a bad note when the captain thought it was wise to tell us that they had hurricane force winds in and around Chicago(where we were landing). He said he didn't foresee any problems but he himself had never flown in winds that strong. Gee, thanks captain for that little insight to your flight experience. So the flight wasn't bad until about a half hour out. I was just unpreparred for the turbulence. Up and down and up and down and up and down.... Usually I have a bottle of soda, this flight I didn't. So, I was thirsty and queasy and we were almost home and I couldn't get up because of the turbulence...and then it started. I didn't actually vomit but I had the heaves. I just wanted so off that plane.