Flying can be a long and tiring journey, particularly when you are faced with long night flights, time zone changes and potential delays. However one man seemed to put his own comfort to one side in order to ensure his wife could arrive at their destination well rested. While some passengers saw the sweet side of his decision, others were left confused at his actions. Caught on camera by a fellow passenger, it seems the man chose to stand up for the entirety of the six hour flight so that his wife could sleep fully reclined.
Flights: Opinions were divided over this mans display of affection (Image: Getty Images / Instagram @PassengerShaming)
The image, which was posted by Instagram @PassengerShaming, shows a man stood up at the end of a three-seater middle row of seats on an aeroplane.
Meanwhile, sprawled across the seats and apparently enjoying some shut eye is what the caption of the photograph informs us is “his wife”.
The woman is dressed in black, with a blanket draped over her for warmth, and has even removed her shoes for added comfort.
The man appears to be resting his arm on the head rest, perhaps his only means of comfort.
The moment was caught by a fellow traveller on board the six hour flight to an unknown location.
The intimate moment was captured by a person named “Courtney Lee-Johnson” who seems to have seen the sweet side to the whole occurrence.
In her caption, the user writes: “This guy stood up the whole 6 hours so his wife