Airlines are going to great lengths to make their ultra long-haul flights more comfortable for passengers. Adjustments to lighting, temperature and meal times and, for some, extras such as pyjamas, aim to make journeys taking more than half a day comfortable. Photo: Alamy

Ultra long-haul flights: how airlines make them more comfortable – free pyjamas, gel pillows, lighting tweaks

  • Mealtimes, cabin temperature and lighting are tweaked on journeys that can last nearly 19 hours, and passengers are encouraged to move around the plane
  • The biggest thing passengers can do is to stop worrying about trying to sleep, and focus on rest, expert says – easier said than done in cattle class, perhaps
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Airlines are going to great lengths to make their ultra long-haul flights more comfortable for passengers. Adjustments to lighting, temperature and meal times and, for some, extras such as pyjamas, aim to make journeys taking more than half a day comfortable. Photo: Alamy
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