MSNBC: Hate having an airplane seat mate? You have options. After having a smelly seatmate (general smell; flatulence) in BusinessElite JFK-CDG this past Saturday, I found a bit more amusement in this article. You could buy an extra seat or, if flying Air Asia X, try to take advantage of the Empty Seat Option (ESo) Reading this, coupled with my experience Saturday made me wonder... How do you deal with the larger/smelly/talking-non-stop/etc. seat mate?