Archive for November 1, 2013


Conquer Fears of Flying with Knowledge and Support

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Did you know that, according to NBC news, one in six American adults admit to a fear of flying, and even 35% pilots and crew have some level of flying-related anxiety? Recent events, including injuries and fatalities resulting from the crash of Asiana Flight 214, only make things worse. How safe is air travel, and how can adults overcome flying stress and enjoy vacations?

Know That Airplanes Are the Safest Means of Travel

The New York Times reveals that individuals could fly for 123,000 years straight and live to tell the tale, and an MIT statistics professor further drives home the point, confirming that the likelihood of dying in a commercial air plane crash is one in 45 million flights. Moreover, there are 30,000 flights a day, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.