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Stylish Jackets And Coats You Can Wear On a Flight

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Stylish Jackets And Coats You Can Wear On a Flight

There is no better feeling than heading to the airport knowing you’re about to embark on an exciting adventure. But whether you have a three-hour flight from New York to Miami or a fifteen-hour flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, one thing can make or break your travel experience—the right jacket.

In this post, I am sharing the best jackets for airplane travel that look stylish and comfortable too. And it does not stop there, I also have best coat styles you can rock in an airplane. 

One too many times have I found myself cold or uncomfortable on a flight, but no more! I’ve curated the perfect list of stylish jackets and coats for any traveler. Whether you need something warm and cozy for a long-haul flight or you need to walk out of the terminal with your trench and briefcase for a big meeting.

So, let’s get into my top 13 stylish jackets and coats you can wear on a flight.

13 Best Jackets For Airplane Travel

Oversized Coatigan

If you’re looking for a cozy yet chic coat to wear on a plane, then this oversized coatigan is a perfect choice. It will turn any simple outfit up a few notches and keep you warm on your flight.

You can pair it with your favorite jeans or leggings and instantly elevate your look. It’s lightweight, making it the perfect travel coat, and it will look incredible whether you’re walking the streets of London or enjoying a girls’ weekend in Chicago.

Sizes Range From XXS - XXL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Very soft and warm so perfect for staying warm inside the airplane.
  • Perfect length so works well with any outfit.
  • Flowy with collared detail so looks structured and is comfortable.

Mid length Merino Wool Cardigan

Comfort is key on flights, and this felted Merino Cocoon cardigan is everything you need for a short flight. You can throw it over any casual outfit and instantly feel cozy and put together. The deep camel color will pair well with any outfit, and the soft Merino wool will keep you warm and comfortable throughout your trip.

This is a great accessory for more low-key destinations like Austin, Denver, or Nashville.

Sizes Range From XXS - XL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Soft and warm enough because of the merino wool.
  • Not too long so perfect for casual airplane outfits.
  • You can wear it in warmer months or for warmer destinations as well.
  • Relaxed fit which will keep you comfortable in the airplane.
  • Easy to pack away.

A Long Lightweight Packable Puffer Coat

Sizes Range From XS - XL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Its lightweight and packable.
  • Not too long, so can be easily styled with regular clothes.
  • It keeps you warm in extreme weather conditions.
  • Can be used at the winter travel destination.

Oversized Wool Blazer

Jumping off a flight straight into a meeting used to be one of my least favorite things. But after finding the Everlane Italian Oversized Wool Blazer, it has become much more bearable.

It’s one of the most versatile and chic blazers out there. It’s an oversized fit making sure nothing is too tight or uncomfortable for your flight. And the stylish plaid will make you feel like a fashionista as soon as you put it on.

The blazer is lightweight but with wool blend, making it great for springtime, and is the best option for California, Florida, or any other state with warm weather.

Best Jacket for Airplane Travel - Oversized Wool Blazer

Sizes Range From 00 - 16

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Structured and sophisticated look so perfect for business trips.
  • Oversized fit, so really comfortable to sit in the airplane.
  • Wool blend which keeps you warm and comfortable in the Air conditioning.
  • With the pattern it will look great over all black travel outfits.

Oversized Bomber Jacket

If you have a casual edgy style aesthetic but a leather Moto jacket feels really uncomfortable, you need an oversized bomber jacket instead. The bomber style is usually baggy with loose fit sleeves and body. 

This not only makes you feel comfortable, but will also keep you cozy with double lining of fabric and leather. 

The Free People bomber jacket is my favorite. It’s oversized and looks really cozy. But its also versatile, so you can wear it with your everyday outfits.

Sizes Range From XS - XL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Oversized fit for comfort in the airplane.
  • Has fabric collar which will be really comfortable.
  • Looks stylish over athleisure and edgy outfits.

Oversized Denim Jacket

If your style is casual and laidback or you are headed somewhere you want to be casual, an oversized jacket is the best jacket for airplane travel.

Sometimes, Denim can be stiff and uncomfortable, but this oversized Denim Trucker Jacket from Abercrombie ticks all of my travel boxes.

It’s cute and stylish for those days you want to look a little more casual, and at the same time, it’s comfortable and fits well even on long flights. The oversized fit allows for layering, making it perfect for unpredictable airport temperatures.

It’s perfect for traveling to the Pacific Northwest or cooler climates but is also versatile enough to wear on warmer trips as well.

Sizes Range From XXS - XL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Oversized fit with non rigid denim for comfort.
  • Lightweight so perfect for layering.
  • Long length style which is versatile. You can wear it with leggings as well.
  • Black one is a good travel jacket.

Sweater Blazer Coat

Sizes Range From 00-24

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Relaxed fit so comfortable for sitting in the airplane.
  • Lightweight so perfect for travel.
  • Looks structured and sophisticated, so great for business trips as well as Euro trips. 

Sweater Blazer

If you are a petite and feel like the long coats drown you, then you can wear a sweater blazer instead. A sweater blazer is much more comfortable than a regular blazer even if it’s fitted. 

The Quince organic cotton sweater blazer is comfortable, made out of natural fabric so it won’t feel itchy over short sleeve or sleeveless tops. And it’s long enough to fall on your thighs, so you can still wear leggings with it. 

The structured style of the blazer elevates all your outfits, but the soft silhouette makes it comfortable and one of the best jackets for airplane travel.

Best Jacket for Airplane Travel - Sweater Blazer

Sizes Range From XS - XL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Comfortable fit which makes it great for traveling.
  • Structured style which elevates your travel looks.
  • Knit fabric for cozy third layer over travel outfit.
  • Machine washable, so its easy to care.

Weatherproof Trench Coat With Hoodie

If you’re heading to a rainy destination, a trench coat that’s waterproof and has a hoodie would be the perfect balance of function and style.

The London Fog trench coat is just what you need. The double-breasted design and waist tie give it a timeless look, while the cotton fabric will keep you warm and stylish.

The length is perfect for layering over any outfit, and it’s just warm enough to keep you comfortable on your flight.

Sizes Range From S - XL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Comfortable fit which makes it great for traveling.
  • Structured style which elevates your travel looks.
  • Knit fabric for cozy third layer over travel outfit.
  • Machine washable, so its easy to care.

Quilted Puffer Jacket

If you like to wear sporty looks but don’t want to look frumpy, a quilted puffer jacket is the perfect airplane jacket for you. It’s not as thick as a puffer which can feel bulky when you are sitting for in the plane. But its still cozy and comfortable.

And because it’s not that puffy, its easy to pack away when you don’t need it, making it your best travel outerwear. 

Quince Featherless Puffer Jacket is exactly what you need. It’s lightweight, looks modern and sophisticated. 

And you can pair it with all your athletic airport outfits. And does not cost you an arm and a leg.

Sizes Range From XS - XL

Loose Sleeve Short Cardigan

If you want to look classy and sophisticated which is perfect for business trip or you are traveling in business or first class, a short loose sleeve cardigan is perfect for you. 

The loose sleeves makes it easy to take it off and wear it back in security checkins and the cozy knit keeps you comfortable. 

But since this is a short length, it looks stylish with wide leg pants even wide leg joggers. And nothing better than a black short cardigan that you can wear with all your travel outfits.

This jacket is perfect for spring and summer travel to somewhere fancy like Europe trips. 

Sizes Range From XS - L

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Casual yet chic for all your stylish airplane looks.
  • Knitwear which will keep you comfortable in the plane.
  • Relaxed fit.
  • Loose sleeves for easy wear.

Long Quilted Coat

Puffer coats can be annoying while traveling because of the bulk. But if you wear a quilted coat instead, its lightweight and not bulky making it perfect for airplane outfits.

The ReNew Long Liner from Everlane is the perfect coat for layering. If you’re starting off in a warm destination and headed somewhere colder or vice versa, this is the perfect coat for traveling in the airport.

The longer length provides extra warmth and coverage, while the oversized fit makes it easy to layer over sweaters or hoodies. Enjoy it on long flights or during chilly layovers. The quilted stitching makes it feel like a cozy blanket.

Sizes Range From XXS - XL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Relaxed fit and long length which will keep you cozy in the airplane.
  • Looks stylish and is versatile for all styles of outfits. 
  • Lightweight and easy to pack away. 

Mid Length Oversized Quilted Jacket

The best alternative to long quilted coat is a mid length one, and if it’s oversized it’s going to be really comfortable while wearing in the airplane. It still has the quilted style, so it looks classy and sophisticated in a way elevating your airport outfit. 

The Madewell Quilted Oversized Jacket has a bomber detail with fabric collar and puff sleeves. The loose sleeves make it comfortable to wear over sweaters as well. 

And the length and design makes it relaxed, so you won’t feel squished while sitting in the airplane. It has big pockets which is always a bonus while traveling.

Sizes Range From XXS - XXL

Why We Recommend This For Airplane Travel

  • Relaxed fit for comfortable sitting experience in the plane.
  • Looks stylish and is versatile for all styles of outfits. 
  • Lightweight and easy to pack away. 

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