Travelling by air is so exciting. Some people might say it’s also super relaxing too. Up there there’s nothing to do but enjoy the in-flight entertainment, read a book or zone out. Choose your airline wisely and you can also make the most of the free bar and the (hopefully) delicious food on offer too.
Some people don’t like air travel – difficult to believe I know. They can’t stand sitting so close to people, the sectioned food, the air, the claustrophobia or the tiny little toilet – but like anything, start with a good attitude and you’re much more likely to enjoy the experience. If you’re worried about air travel, or just want to know a little more about it, then carry on reading and we’ll take you above the clouds to a magical land of Boeing 747s, or similar.
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