7:11am

Wed June 29, 2011
Asia

Malaysia Airlines Bans Babies From First Class

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

The sound of a crying baby on a long flight is the definition of no escape. One airline has taken a bold stance on the issue, at least for passengers it wants to baby. Malaysia Airlines doesn't have bassinettes in first class. And that means babies are banned. The airline is now adding the extra roomy super jumbo Airbus to its fleet, but says in first class, there's still no room for babies onboard.

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