Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 12 Jan 2016
Total posts 32
I do Peter Alexander PJ shorts and a t shirt...and I was still boiling. No clue how anybody survives in the long one supplied. Nobody seemed to care, it was dark anyway!
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 20 Nov 2017
Total posts 45
Member since 04 Nov 2011
Total posts 232
Thin edge of the wedge right there. Just in case it crashes? Firstly, it probably wont matter what you are wearing considering the likelihood of surviving is minimal. If you want to wear PJ's then wear them....be comfortable.
Member since 26 May 2012
Total posts 132
Have been on a couple of flights up front, where passengers in underwear only(and indeed not very flattering underwear) have got up without putting on shorts or similar and headed for the bathroom. Definitely not on in my book!
Member since 02 Apr 2017
Total posts 180
Definitely not illegal to sleep in what is comfortable, though I eschew pyjamas. The first time I was on a flight that provided pyjamas I absolutely worte them, but I had to wake up considerably earlier to join the queue of people to change back. However I don't wear suits on a plane - usually a t-shirt and either shorts or jeans.
Member since 30 Jul 2015
Total posts 9
I have a great pair of very thin PJ shorts that I usually wear around the house only... but now use them on overnight flights along with a nice comfortable t-shirt. Works better than PJ's (own or given by airline) but overall PJ bottoms and t-shirt work great. So underwear and shorts (not boxers) are fine, but please wear a t-shirt.
Emirates Airlines - Skywards
Member since 30 Nov 2015
Total posts 419
Not entirely sure what decent folk in Y wear for sleeping attire, not sure if they bring their own PJ's or not.
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 268
Hopefully that last sentence isn’t viewed as mixed messaging.
Member since 24 Dec 2012
Total posts 33
Definitely comfy tops and bottoms, eg airline pj's or tracky or something equiv. Anything short of that is inconsiderate and frankly... rude.
Member since 18 Aug 2017
Total posts 42
I just wear a a comfy pair of shorts and a loose fitting t shirt and generally just use the blanket from the waist down as I find it can get too warm with the cabin temp.
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 08 Jun 2018
Total posts 144
I’m with russell on this one. No evidence to prove it, but I’m guessing that the outcome of a post ‘event’ investigation has never been; “if only they hadn’t been wearing PJ’s.”
Member since 29 Mar 2014
Total posts 23
I just wear whatever I wore onto the flight and don't bother to change. I'm already seated in a 31 by 17 inch space with 5 inches of room to breathe and forced into an upright position anyway; a slightly more comfortable set of clothes doesn't make a difference.
Member since 31 Jan 2013
Total posts 38
I generally wear neat comfortable casual on board and don't change into sleepwear. But I think PJs/or t shirt shorts (and no not boxers) are fine, so long as you keep certain parts out of sight, taking into account that things shift while you are asleep.
Member since 26 Aug 2015
Total posts 4
Singapore airlines don’t offer pj’s in business class at all. Wear something comfortable and loose fit clothing to ensure you can relax. I have seen people in pj’s many times and they looked really comfy. Try something like a pair of loose basketball shorts with underwear and a loose t-shirt to ensure maximum relaxation. Have a great trip!
Member since 16 May 2016
Total posts 18
"Illegal to wear pyjamas?" Hilarious question!! Mate, many airlines will offer them. On a night flight, the first thing I do is get into them!! On a recent HKG-SYD leg, you could tell the frequent flyers from the occasional - FFs changed into pj's immediately, before pushback. Everyone else looked at us like a bunch of weirdos before accepting that's what you do and joined in. If I'm doing longhaul economy, I'll take them with me also. Comfort on longhaul is just crucial - and aids blood flow.
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