Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 17 Nov 2014
Total posts 78
I am travelling out on long haul this week and am flying on Business Cabin with 1-2-1 Lie Flat Bed layout.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 352
They definitely allow pajamas, but for not fully clothed, some airlines may be against it. If you keep it discreet, it would be fine. It is not illegal as far as I know, however, some conservative airlines such as Saudia require you to be fully clothed.
Member since 20 May 2016
Total posts 33
Member since 11 Dec 2017
Total posts 123
No one will judge you, just do whatever’s comfortable ;)
Member since 25 Mar 2014
Total posts 199
I quite often wear shorts and my own t shirt top that I am more comfortable in.
Member since 27 Aug 2018
Total posts 12
I slept in just underwear recent overnight flight in F on emirates a380. Completely closed suites so I didn’t fee unconfortable. Perks of flying first I guess!
Member since 09 Mar 2015
Total posts 15
Wear whatever you want, or don't want, within reason. I find many PJs
are too warm by the time I am under the blanket and also allowing for
warm cabin temperatures, so although I change into PJs in the loo, once under the blanket I slip them off.
Member since 15 Mar 2017
Total posts 20
This is the first thing I do once the seat belt sign goes off on an overnight j leg. Straight into pj’s. In saying that they are winter ones with a shirt. I always find it cold. I know that SQ don’t care.
Member since 04 Dec 2013
Total posts 65
Illegal to wear pyjamas? Ha! You should see what people are wearing down my local Woollies...
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 13 Jan 2015
Total posts 80
but what if they're a nudest?
I usually only fly for leisure so mostly travel with either chinos or cargo shorts in summer and a t-shirt and just sleep in those.
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
Tshirt and Basketball shorts for me. loose. comfortable.
Thank you very much for your comments. I was always thinking you need to wear shirt and trousers when travelling on Business.
Member since 01 Mar 2012
Total posts 195
The other day in NZ J I had a gentleman who went to sleep in tailored shorts. I personally wouldn't be putting on boxer shorts etc, I'd either use full length PJ's or some comfortable shorts and a t-shirt that you would be happy to be seen in outside of the house.
Emirates Airlines - Skywards
Member since 30 Nov 2015
Total posts 419
I'm not keen in getting into PJ's or just shorts and T's for sleeping on any aircraft, it's the just in case scenario, a bit like kicking shoes and socks off, no thanks, I'd sooner be ready, just in case... My brother is a QF Pilot, and commends my approach for safety over comfort. I think you can sleep OK in a relaxed style of clothing and loafers at least as minimal footwear.
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