The plane rides home are always the worst. When travelers leave home for vacation, the plane rides are bearable. They have much to look forward to. They have travel books to read. They have the excitement of a new location waiting for then when they arrive.
The plane rides home, however, are another story. The vacation is over. Travelers are exhausted, but too uncomfortable to rest. And their destination is no longer an exciting or an exotic place, just their own home.
And while half of the passengers on any flight may be looking forward to their upcoming destination, airlines need to concentrate on the possibility that at least half of the travelers are not looking forward to the flight. Add in the passengers who are anxious about the flying, the passengers who have work to do on the plane,