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After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

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After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

I got a 12 hour flight to Istanbul first and then another 3 hour flight to Berlin. The 2nd part isn't bad, but for the first part the 12 hours, at what point do you feel antsy while on the plane?

Worthing, United...
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1. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

What's antsy?

Fed up?, Uncomfotable?, Tired?

Translate please.

Jackie

London, United...
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2. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

Having sat around the departure lounge for over 2 hours, ants set in well before the flight.

Toronto, Canada
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3. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

Translate please.

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Per a major dictionary

antsy--- adjective

--impatient and unable to keep still

--nervous about what might happen

Edited: 1:32 pm, September 24, 2013
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4. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

When I"m in business, never. When I'm in economy, when I arrive at the airport :-)

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Cardiff, United...
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6. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

At about half way into the flight.. Realising you still have that many hours to go!!

London, United...
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7. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

Same as joe, if in business class in a lie flat, I'm fine throughout. If I am in economy, it's about the six or seven hour mark for me. It's when I start to get very uncomfortable.

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8. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

Economy, pre flight unless I've got an exit row..

Business/First, not at all.

Houston, Texas
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9. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

@ Jackie34

ant·sy --> agitated, impatient, or restless

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10. Re: After how long on a flight, do you start to feel Antsy?

As long as I have a decent seat in economy, and there's not an "annoying" pax next to me, I can go 13-14 hours without getting antsy. Go prepared for a long flight, don't rely on the IFE to keep you occupied (take an iPAD, load music/podcasts on your phone, take a book) and you should be okay.

(antsy = restless/impatient)