Kim Kardashian, Kate Middleton, and Other Celebrities Who Fly Commercial

Celebrities don’t always fly on private jets. They do fly commercial and in — gasp! — coach. These famous faces are known for being spotted on commercial flights. Keep your eyes peeled next time you’re on a trip for members of the royal family (page 7) and these celebrities.

Amy Adams

Amy Adams airplane selfie

She swapped with a soldier. | Ernest Owens via Twitter

On a flight from Detroit to L.A., actress Amy Adams traded seats with a U.S. soldier, according to Time magazine. She took the serviceman’s economy seat while he rode in first-class. It was something she’d “always wanted to do,” Adams told Inside Edition.

Hint: This billionaire flies coach.

Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba on an airplane

She sits in economy while her kids sit first class. | Jessica Alba via Instagram

Founder of the Honest Company, Jessica Alba, — and billionaire —  is known the fly commercial. When her kids join her, they ride in first-class and she sits in economy. “Everyone was doing a double take, seeing Jessica Alba sitting in coach, while her kids and nanny were in first class,” a passenger told Perez Hilton.

Hint: This actress think’s flights are torture for this reason.

Blake Lively

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds pose together on the red carpet.

That’s what happens when your husband does rom-coms. | Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Actress and style maven, Blake Lively, used to fly commercial with her oldest daughter, James. In 2016, she told Jimmy Fallon how flights are frustrating for her. “I was on a plane with my baby, James. It’s kind of torture these days because I’m on a plane and everywhere I look, every screen is my husband in sex montage throughout the holidays with another woman,” Lively told Jimmy Fallon on NBC’s The Tonight Show, according to E! News.

Hint: Brad, Angelina, and their kids flew commercial to their summer home.

Brad, Angelina, and kids

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at the airport with their kids

The former power couple flew commercial to France. | Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images

Former couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, flew commercially with all of their kids to France.
The entire Pitt-Jolie clan flew coach from Paris to Nice in economy. Brad even put luggage in the overhead bins, according to the Daily Mail. The couple and their six kids flew to their home in France but traveled like the rest of us while they did it.

Hint: Target and commercial flights are regular occurrences for this actress and her daughter.

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise

Actress Katie Holmes attends 'The Giver' premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on August 11, 2014 in New York City

They fly commercial to go visit her parents. | Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Actress Katie Holmes and daughter, Suri Cruise, are known to fly commercial when visiting Holmes’ parents in Toledo, Ohio, their hometown, according to Refinery29. The two are also known to shop at Target while they’re in Ohio.

Hint: This heiress doesn’t mind flying commercial.

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton Arrives In Melbourne

She just wants to get where she’s going. | Kristian Dowling/Getty Images

The heiress and successful businesswoman, Paris Hilton, flies commercial. “Of course I do take jets sometimes,” she told the Mirror. “But I fly commercial as well. Whatever it takes to get where you’re going. I don’t mind going ­commercial. I’m normal.”

Hint: Even royalty flies commercial.

Kate Middleton and Prince William

Prince William, Kate Middleton, and their kids at an airport

Obviously security is a little tighter when they fly commercial. | Julian Simmonds-Pool/Getty Images

Both Prince William and Kate Middleton have flown on commercial flights. Returning to London after her first solo tour, Kate Middleton flew commercial, but had guards and a car on the tarmac, according to the New Zealand Herald. Prince William flew economy on a Washington, D.C., shuttle flight, according to a tweet from Anderson Cooper.

Hint: One of the world’s most famous couple’s flies economy.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Kim Kardashian airport Armenia

Kim flew economy to Armenia. | Karen Minasyan/AFP/Getty Images

Cutting back on flying privately are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. While the couple still flies on private jets, they don’t always do so. In April 2015, the couple flew economy to Armenia, according to People. Their commercial airline of choice is JetBlue.

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