Wave header image graphic banner
Public Radio For Eastern North Carolina 89.3 WTEB New Bern 88.5 WZNB New Bern 91.5 WBJD Atlantic Beach 90.3 WKNS Kinston 88.1 W201AO Greenville 88.5 WHYC Swan Quarter
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Virgin Australia wants to make sitting in the plane's middle seat fun

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Nobody likes sitting in the middle seat on a plane. You can't see out the window. You're cramped. So Virgin Australia wants to make the middle seat fun. They launched a middle seat lottery. Each week, they give prizes to passengers. One is a full-day helicopter pub crawl. Another prize is free plane tickets. But if I get the tickets, my only question is do I have a middle seat? 'Cause all I really wanted was an armrest to call my own. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.