My coping strategy: plug in my ipod, close my eyes, and pretend*.
Sweater, INC. Vest, Changing Scene (thrifted). Skirt, George (thrifted). Tights, We Love Colors. Boots, Nine West. Necklace, vintage. Purse, Franco Sarto.
*I'm also bringing a copy of The Birds to watch during downtime. I'm not sure if that's the best choice during the flight, though.