Qantas to put in stretch and move zones for London to Sydney direct flight

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Qantas considers adding special zones reserved for economy passengers to walk around and stretch their legs during long-haul flights Qantas will include new move and stretch zones for their long haul flights 50 passengers and crew members fly direct from London to Sydney on Friday Qantas CEO Alan Joyce hopes changes will help alleviate jet lag for passengers

By Eliza Mcphee For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:59 GMT, 14 November 2019 | Updated: 00:59 GMT, 14 November 2019

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Qantas is considering introducing special zones for economy passengers to move and stretch during long haul flights. 

The airline is flying 50 passengers and crew on a non-stop flight from London to Sydney on Friday as it researches how to make long haul flights more comfortable for passengers.

Qantas boss Alan Joyce said 'move and stretch' zones were one of the ideas he was considering. 

Qantas has announced they may be res-designing the cabin to make room for new stretch and move zones for long haul flights (pictured: seats in a Qantas plane)

Qantas has announced they may be res-designing the cabin to make room for new stretch and move zones for long haul flights (pictured: seats in a Qantas plane)

'We know that travellers want room to move on these direct services, and the exercises we encouraged on the first research flight seemed to work really well,' Mr Joyce said.

'We're definitely looking to incorporate on-board stretching zones and even some simple

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