18 things flight attendants wish you would stop doing

Between flight delays and cramped spaces, traveling can be a stressful experience for everyone involved, including flight attendants. When dealing with dozens or even hundreds of passengers each day, they can experience behaviors from passengers that can be considered quite rude or bothersome.

Cortney spoke to three flight attendants to figure out some of the most frustrating thing passengers do (or don’t do) during their flights.

Here are 18 things flight attendants wish you’d stop doing.

Unpacking your overhead bags during a flight

Holding up the boarding process is irritating for both the flight attendants working and your fellow passengers, said Haley Fox, a flight attendant for a domestic US airline.

“The best way to maximize everyone’s time and make your fellow passengers not hate you is to keep all of your necessities in the personal space at your seat,” she told Cortney. “If you come onto a plane, then …