Fear of flying

There have been increasing reports in recent years of haredi men disrupting flights to and from Israel by making special demands to be reseated, to avoid sitting next to women.

The personal anecdotes and news reports points to a rising phenomenon. Although those making the demands may only be a minute percentage of the ultra-Orthodox public, airlines servicing Israel must deal with the issue now, so that the majority of the flying public, including other religious passengers, have their rights protected, and planes remain a safe and pleasant environment.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Fear-of-flying-446671

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