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Spectator by Seema Goswami: Switch to airplane mode

Dec 01, 2023 03:56 PM IST

Flying is stressful, especially if you’re on a long-haul trip. Here’s how to plan ahead, prepare yourself and stay refreshed

Last week I notched up another first. I took a long-haul flight that did not serve alcohol on board. Did I hear you ask: what is the big deal? After all, we take domestic flights all the time that are alcohol-free. But this was significant for me because my ritual on all overnight international flights is to get on board, have a couple of glasses of champagne and a sedative (yes, I am a nervous flier) and knock myself out for several hours.

Instead of staring at screens, listen to an audio book or some relaxing music. This will put you to sleep far more effectively. (Adobe stock)
Instead of staring at screens, listen to an audio book or some relaxing music. This will put you to sleep far more effectively. (Adobe stock)
Airplane food can be bland, so pack a few snacks for yourself. (Adobe Stock)
Airplane food can be bland, so pack a few snacks for yourself. (Adobe Stock)
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