“The ‘dinging’ thing as well, I think you’re entitled to ‘ding’ for absolutely everything but I don’t think they see it like that.”
He pointed out, however, that there isn’t enough direction as to what type of situations call for the overhead button to be used.
“No one has ever explained the rules and they don’t ever say in the safety announcement what you can or can’t ‘ding’ for,” he added.
Previously, flight attendant Annette Long, who has worked in the industry for 13 years, explained the right and wrong way to utilise the function.
She said that of course the call button can be used, but it really depends on the reason.