vhtje wrote:My view is that it is often done at the convenience of the cabin crew. Asleep passengers are quiet, non-demanding passengers. Ergo, the modus operandi of the crew on many long haul flights is to get 'em fed and watered then off to sleep ASAP. So cabin lights are dimmed and shades drawn soon after meal service. Does not seem to matter if it is a night time or a daytime flight. Seeing how difficult and demanding some passengers can be, I cannot say I blame the crew.
I have noticed (on BA at least) that the cabin lights are lit differently between cabins. I do not just mean colours (although they can differ also) - the schedule for dimming/raising the lights differs. I have seen the J cabin in complete darkness whilst the Y cabin is fully lit. I assume that is something to do with the cabin service taking longer in Y over J cabins?
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