Being aware what to wear, and more importantly, what not to wear on your upcoming flight is crucial. Comfort, security and other factors are in play every time we pick a piece of wardrobe to be worn inside the plane.
So let us get to know what types of clothing we should avoid wearing during flights.
1. Tight clothing
Wearing tight clothes on a flight can result to a feeling of even more claustrophobic as it restricts blood flow, not to mention the confined space we occupy in an airplane seat for hours. For comfort and prevention of blood flow problems, it is best to wear loose-fitting garments made of materials such as cotton or linen should offer relief and give your skin some breathing room.
2. High heels
Highly impractical, unnecessary and vulnerable to a long list of maladies. That’s because high heeled shoes restrict movement, wearing them becomes a liability during emergency situations.
lso wearers may complain of ailments from chronic foot pain to hammer toe. Not only they’re a pain to wear, but also bulky to pack so you’ll be giving yourself a favor and wear comfort footwear walking miles through endless airport terminals. Also consider comfortable slip-on sneakers so it becomes easier to manage yourself through security checks.
After weeks of travel on the road, and you have run out of fresh clean clothes to wear. In your effort to avoid getting embarrassed from the looks of your fellow passengers, you attempt to spray yourself with strong perfume to conceal the stink more than project that baby fresh scent.
The bad news is that odors of any kind can get intensified throughout the cabin so you while can only hope and pray your seatmate doesn’t produce such unpleasant scent. And so would you hope they won’t notice you smelling something distressing and subject them to sort of torture.
Speaking of scent, your chosen perfume can be pleasant to you but obnoxious to others so go easy on wearing them as they might cause respiratory ailments to those with allergies and suffer asthma attacks..
4. Statement clothing
Airlines have their own set of dress codes for passengers. So it’s not surprising to read the news about certain passengers asked to leave the cabin. For example, Saudi Arabian Airlines refused to take passengers who are “clothed in a manner that would cause discomfort or offence to other passengers.” Understood simply, these are female passengers who expose legs, arms or wear too loose or too tight dresses.
Also, two teenage girls were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight in March for wearing leggings which were deemed inappropriate. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/26/us/united-airlines-leggings.html and several women were thrown off the airplane in the UK for wearing shirts that bore offensive text.
If you are aiming for those business class seat upgrades, it won’t hurt to look smart.
5. Warm-weather attire
Holidaymakers or business travelers go through a variety of temperature swings throughout their travels, but a safe bet to wear during airborne are those that fight chills in the cabin. Wearing them instead of placing them in the luggage also helps save check in baggage space.