“I think the proper thing to do is, if you’re going to recline into somebody that you ask if it’s OK first, and then you do it,” he said on Squawk Box.
Bastian, who says he likes to sit in coach class, added that he does not recline -- “and I never say anything if someone reclines into me.”
About the Author
Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport including Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines, one of the world's largest carriers, and Hartsfield-Jackson, ranked for years as the world's busiest airport. She has covered airlines for more than 15 years, graduated from Harvard and has a master's degree from Northwestern.