Sleeping In Economy

I spend far more time than I’d like to on long-haul flights, and I’ve developed a number of techniques designed to help me get some shut-eye. As Google suggests that no-one else has written up their accumulated wisdom, here is mine. Comments, war stories and suggestions for improvement welcome.

Of course, they probably won’t let you take a blindfold and earplugs on board these days, in case you use the blindfold elastic to ping the earplugs viciously across the cabin and take out a sky marshal…

2 thoughts on “Sleeping In Economy

  1. I have a horrible time sleeping if my head isn’t laid down on something so I find that pulling out the tray in front of me and laying down on it helps. However, if your tall or if the person in front of you leans their seat back, there might not be enough room.

  2. I don’t think sleeping on the airplane is always the best thing because I can use that time to do something productive. At a later time after I arrive at my destination and I become tired I can then sleep at the appropriate time. Plus, I cannot hardly sleep sitting up unless I am dead tired.