The man “politely but firmly” told her that unfortunately, he wouldn’t move as he had paid extra for the legroom.
The mother then claimed her husband had also paid more but had been placed in the second row, which the man thought was suspicious.
A steward also asked the man to move seats but he repeated what he had told the woman, who “threw daggers” at him after his refusal to move.
In the post, the man wrote: “Thankfully the steward came back and told me that there were 2 vacant seats in one of the other first rows and offered to move us.
“We ended up moving there but could hear this lady animatedly make comments about us to her husband from behind for sometime after that.”
While speaking to his in-laws the man said they thought he was in the wrong, but his wife who was travelling with him agreed that “her poor planning is not our problem”.
In the comments, other Reddit users gave their opinion on the matter.
One person wrote: “NTA [not the a**hole]. Having a baby doesn’t automatically entitle you to whatever you want, especially because booking is in advance and they had ample time to do the same amount of planning as you.
“They tried to spring it on you on the plane hoping to get away with it.”
Another agreed, writing: “NTA You paid for them, they're yours. Even if she was telling the truth and they were somehow able to also book those seats, that's the airline's problem, not yours.”
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