It's not full proof, but it's pretty sound logic! This travel expert says that it works about 60% of the time.
- When you check in and pick your seats, book the aisle and window seats. Chances are that someone won't pick the middle row unless there's nothing else available.
- Pick row 13. A lot of people think it's unlucky and won't pick a middle seat on that row.
- If someone does sit between you, kindly ask them to switch. Either way it was worth a shot!