Review: can modern planes really prevent jet lag

Courtesy of Scoot Airlines, we recently tested whether its Sydney-Athens services offered a viable gateway to Europe – especially for senior travellers.

Scoot opened its doors and allowed us to frankly and objectively experience the service – and report our findings.

FullSizeRender 2.jpgThe results in details are here but, in short, we found that it was a particularly cost-effective and time-effective way of getting from Australia to the capitals of Europe.

Like all flights from Australia, it is a long way but the well priced ScootBiz premium service is so comfortable that the airline really comes into its own – at a cost comparable to the gruelling Economy experiences of other long-haul carriers.

LRG_DSC02438 2.jpg
There was one key aspect that we didn’t report on at the time.

The 787 Boeing Dreamliner aircraft are also said to prevent the dry-throat and jet lag that usually accompany such a long flight. We waited a see how we pulled up after the flight before we commented on our experience.

Well… we found that, amazingly, the Scoot Dreamliner ‘s additional humidity certainly prevented flight dry-throat.

21C77EDE-275F-4E2B-AE1F-062D8878A02F.jpg

And, frankly, we were nowhere near as jet lagged as usual after returning from Europe.

For a few days, we still woke up in the middle of the night and felt like sleeping in the morning.

But we didn’t experience that woozy ‘drunken’ feeling, or the slight ache in the pit of the stomach.

We’re unsure whether the Scoot Dreamliner’s continual lighting system was the reason ……. but there was a definite difference which, as senior travellers, we really appreciated.

Thank you for reading and please leave a reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s