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There are some things you can ask for on an airplane that don't cost money.

6 free things you didn’t know you could get on a plane

Though sitting on a plane for endless hours isn't fun, there can be some perks — as long as you know what to look for and ask for.
Passengers on a recent American Airlines flight were said to be playing footsie barefoot in first class.

An American Airlines passenger says a couple sitting in first class on her flight played barefoot footsie

Flying with bare feet is technically against American Airlines' "Conditions of Carriage" rules.
The design for the Skyrider 2.0, an upright airplane seat that would leave passengers essentially standing up the whole time.

A new airplane seat that the manufacturer says would make flights cheaper would basically require passengers to stand up

Italian seat manufacturer Aviointeriors designed an upright airplane seat that would require passengers to essentially stand throughout a flight.
He's got it!

A pilot bought 70 hamburgers to feed hungry passengers after a flight was delayed

The pilot bought everyone a customized burger to munch on while they waited for the flight to leave from Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The grounded passengers were served pepperoni and cheese pizza (not the one pictured).

A flight captain ordered pizzas for everyone on board after the plane was diverted and grounded on the tarmac for hours

An Air Canada representative told INSIDER cabin-crew members delivered the pizza to passengers at their seats.
Should overweight travellers be forced to pay for two plane seats?

A man charged an obese passenger sitting next to him on a plane $150 for encroaching on his seat, and he was happy to pay it

The story, which was posted on Reddit, has gone viral, and people are completely divided in their reactions.
While many travelers tune out safety briefings, pilots understand how important they can be.

These are 6 tiny details pilots notice when they fly as passengers that you probably miss

Airline pilots are trained to be attentive when they're on planes, so they will notice details that slip by most passengers.
Spoiler: It did not disappoint.

I took a $5,400 Emirates business-class flight that famously serves 3-course meals from Dubai to NYC — and it was the best food I’ve ever...

I've flown on dozens of airlines, but I got to fly Emirates business class for the first time last week. The food was better than any I've had.
Spoiler: It did not disappoint.

I took a $5,400 Emirates business-class flight that famously serves 3-course meals from Dubai to NYC — and it was the best food I’ve ever...

I've flown on dozens of airlines, but I got to fly Emirates business class for the first time last week. The food was better than any I've had.
One mom is said to have pulled out all the stops to make sure her newborn did not disturb other passengers on their flight.

A mom traveling with her 4-month-old baby gave passengers earplugs to keep everyone happy on a 10-hour flight

The mom pulled out all the stops to ensure her newborn didn't disturb other passengers on a recent flight from Seoul to San Francisco.