Are morning flights better?
It depends what you're looking for in a flight. In some ways, morning flights are better. They can be cheaper, have fewer delays and are flown at times when the airport is generally less busy. However, if you're not a morning person, morning flights might not appeal to you. If you still want the benefits of a morning flight, but don't want to have to get up early in the morning, you should consider taking a red eye flight. A red eye flight is a flight that leaves at night and arrives early the next morning.
Are morning flights cheaper?
Yes, morning flights can be cheaper. Because they are flown at off-peak times, airlines sell morning flights at a cheaper rate as an incentive for customers to choose morning flights over flights at other times of the day.
Are morning flights less busy?
As there are fewer flights in general, morning flights make for a less busy experience at the airport. This can also lead to less busy flights as well. Although, sometimes, flights might be as busy as usual due to the lower prices of morning flights.
Are there fewer delays on morning flights?
Yes, morning flights are the best time of the day to fly if you wan to avoid delays. Because they're among the first flights of the day, there's less chance of previous flights taking longer than expected and causing delays.
Can you drink on morning flights?
Whether you can drink alcohol on morning flights will depend on the airline you're flying with. Most airlines do allow you to drink alcohol on morning flights. However, some airlines, such as Jet2.com have banned alcohol on morning flights. Soft drinks are available on all airlines that offer inflight refreshments.
Do morning flights have less turbulence?
You may have heard that the morning is the best time of day to fly to avoid turbulence and there is some truth to this. However, it's recommended to fly on the second flight of the day, rather than the first. This is because — as the first flight of the day — any airspace that the pilot travels through will have not been reported on since the night before.