By Alison Fox
November 05, 2019

Sports fans will often do just about anything to get to or from a game and The Duke of Sussex is no different.

Prince Harry was spotted flying on commercial flights to and from Japan for the Rugby World Cup final between England and South Africa — and it turns out he even went slumming in premium economy on All Nippon Airways on the way back, heading from Tokyo's Haneda Airport to London Heathrow on Sunday, according to The Daily Mail.

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Meghan Markle and five-month-old Archie apparently stayed at home —but we don’t blame them, we’d stay home too if we lived in anything nearly as amazing as the renovated Frogmore Cottage.

Harry’s flight comes just months after he and Meghan faced intense backlash for flying private despite the couple’s mission to be environmentally friendly. And in September, Harry launched a sustainable travel initiative, Travalyst, aimed at bringing global travel companies together to address issues like over-tourism, protecting wildlife, and climate change.

On the Japan flight, Harry was spotted by passengers who were surprised to see the duke.

“Sitting across from Prince Harry on our flight to Tokyo... and I can confirm he is a beaut. Nearly fell off my seat when he came on board,” Irish drag queen Victoria Secret tweeted, adding: “100% telling the truth. Shook.”

And while England did not win the world cup, Harry took to Instagram to congratulate both teams anyway.

This isn’t the first time Harry flew commercial: in May, he was spotted in the first class cabin on a flight from Rome to London. And last month, Harper's BAZAAR reported that the family of three flew a commercial British Airways flight home from their 10-day tour in Africa.

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