• There are many reasons why passengers might arrive relatively late for a flight. If I'm entitled to use the lounge before travel, I do my best to arrive a little early but sometimes it doesn't work out. In which case there is even more reason NOT to drop the inflight meal service, which is just a...

  • You're making assumptions about other people's habits. This is never a good thing. Just because you don't want to eat at night doesn't mean other people don't. Ticket prices aren't going to be reduced if the meal service was taken away. If it was, then flying becomes little more than a glorified ...

  • Exactly. In fact, I try to avoid night time flights if at all possible for this reason, and would never consider flying from Australia directly to Europe without making a stopover in Asia for a couple of days first. It's simply too taxing on the body. Losing sleep because you're in an uncomfortab...

  • Well that's just you. What are you astounded by? Flying in the middle of the night forces you to be up in an uncomfortable position in a moving object that is constantly shaking so sleeping comfortably is not the same as at home. While it might be weird to have a 3am meal at home, it's hardly wei...

  • I've never had anyone encourage me to eat before the flight and skip an on-board meal when flying business, but that could be because all the business class flights I've been on have been on carriers such as THAI and Swiss. When I fly business - I eat BOTH at the lounge AND on board. I feel I'm e...