Your Nagging Questions About Flying, Answered

Keep ignoring the in-flight safety instructions. Watch this instead. 

For many, flying is the worst part of travel—the cost, the tiny seats, the whims of the weather and the airline. Still, once safely settled into your seat, a whole new anxiety can take hold, especially when you start to wonder about the strangeness of airline protocol. What do I need to stow? Can I use my phone? My laptop? Why do we keep changing altitude? When can I get up or ask for a drink? Wonder no more. Sit back (or perfectly upright in a locked position) and get the answers to nine questions about common airplane requests.