Christopher Elliott

Before taking a picture on a plane, read this

Next time you’re tempted to take a snapshot of an interesting cloud formation or your seatmate sprawling into your personal space on a plane, remember Arash Shirazi and Steven Leslie.

Both are law-abiding citizens and air travelers. And both recently ran afoul of the airline industry’s confusing photography...


Christopher Elliott is the ombudsman for National Geographic Traveler magazine. You can read more travel tips on his blog, elliott.org or e-mail him at celliott@ngs.org

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