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Cheapest Airfare Tickets - How to Score the Cheapest Airfare Tickets of Your Life

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 Michael Lee (October 11, 2008)  "Where can I get the cheapest airfare tickets?" you might ask. Well, if you're a first time traveler, or if you just aren't familiar with what goes on behind an airline's closed doors, then you probably have no idea how you could get inexpensive airfares. Don't fret though. It's not too late to know how to score the cheapest airfare tickets of your life. Times have changed. These days, . (Airline Travel)

Very Cheap International Flights - 3 Secrets to Get Very Cheap International Flights

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 Michael Lee (October 11, 2008)  What if you could get very cheap international flights? You could be crossing the Atlantic or exploring the Amazon, without worrying about the airfare costs. Unfortunately, such trips may also dry up your savings. You might ask yourself, “Do I have to break the bank just to take that trip abroad? Is there no way I can get very cheap international flights?" Fortunately, you don't .. (Airline Travel)

Finding Affordable Airline Ticket Prices Are Not Impossible

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 Mike Selvon (October 09, 2008)  For some people, their favorite pastime is traveling and exploring different areas around their own state or around the country. Unfortunately, as gas prices have risen so much in recent months, so has the cost of travel, leaving many people wondering if cheap air ticket prices exist any longer. But, well-heeled travelers know that regardless of the economy or the state of the travel .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Flights to India - My Top 10 Tips

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 Brett Fenton (October 07, 2008)  India is truly a fantastic and magical travel destination, favored by backpackers and gap year students, honeymooners and holidaymakers. It is also one of the fastest developing destinations for business travel. The huge increase in oil prices has had an impact on the cost of air travel to India yet despite the huge hike in air fares, cheap flights can still be found. This article .. (Airline Travel)

How to Keep Your Baby Entertained on an Airplane Flight

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 Caroline Miller (October 07, 2008)  Traveling with a little baby doesn't have to be the disaster it's always painted out to be. Smart moms know that the secret to a hassle free trip with a happy smiling baby is. . . packing! How prepared you are for any eventuality on the flight is what determines the kind of flight you have. Apart from the usual diapers, formula and feeding bottles that are an absolute must, every .. (Airline Travel)

Top 3 Asia Cheapest Flights

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 Fred Tittle (October 06, 2008)  Flights to Asia are no longer cheap as anyone who has priced airfares recently can attest. Too start off we should get an idea of the differences in the prices in the last 7 years. The Asia cheap flights went from close to $500 Bangkok LA or Bangkok San Francisco to over $1000 today; at this rate it is not hard to imagine the prices doubling again in the next 7 years as things like .. (Airline Travel)

Ten Tips to Jettison Jet Lag

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 Torre DeVito (October 06, 2008)  Before You Fly: Plan ahead - Begin changing your schedule a few days before you travel in preparation for the time changes to come. If your destination is eight or more hours ahead of your usual time, try going to sleep earlier several days before, and also adjust your meal times. Get Your Sleep - Try and get a restful sleep before you fly. If the anxiety and anticipation typically .. (Airline Travel)

Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Check-In Luggage?

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 Robert I Lee (October 05, 2008)  Are you like most travelers wondering if my “Check-In" luggage is safe from prying eyes and theft? How can you protect your belongings and keep your baggage complete? Prior to 9-11 - anyone concerned with security would often rely on the original factory lock on their luggage or buy any after-market luggage lock they can find. Since 9-11 TSA (Transportation Security .. (Airline Travel)

Shop And Compare For The Best Frequent Flyer Cards

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 Matt Murren (September 19, 2008)  There are many different frequent flyer cards available. It is an especially smart idea to shop around for the best frequent flyer cards to suit your taste in travel. Perhaps, you want a variety of carriers to choose from. You will do best to take your time and compare. I will enlighten you on a few of the offers out there. Let us look at a couple of Visa Cards. The WorldPerks Visa .. (Airline Travel)

Frequent Flyer Miles Are Used As Incentive By Airlines

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 Matt Murren (September 19, 2008)  Many airlines give frequent flyer miles as an incentive for customers who use their airline.   A frequent flyer program offers points which will accumulate based upon the distances that are flown on the airline.   The frequent flyer points are used to obtain air travel and other rewards such as priority booking among others. The basic way that points are accumulated is by flying with . (Airline Travel)

Are You Making the Most of Your Frequent Flyer Rewards?

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 Matt Murren (September 19, 2008)  What is the goal of every business, including the airline industry?  It’s to get new customers, and equally important, to retain the old ones.   One of the main gimmicks used to hold existing clients is to reward customer loyalty through some type of incentive or rewards program.   Since the early 80s, airlines have used frequent flyer rewards to keep their faithful coming back . (Airline Travel)

Flights to Perth - Time Your Flight Right

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 Karl Bantleman (September 18, 2008)  Perth is a fantastic place to visit and has a lot to offer tourists. The first pointer for tourists is to note down the off-peak and peak seasons. November to February and during school holiday is considered peak season where the weather is fantastic, whereas April to July is considered off-peak where the weather is humid and rain can be troublesome. Perth is the fourth largest city in . (Airline Travel)

Cheapest Possible Airline Tickets to Hong Kong

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 Jhon Anish (September 18, 2008)  Travelers flying with cheapest possible airline tickets to Hong Kong get their heart filled with a sense of satisfaction, peace and tranquility while they book their international air flight tickets with cheap air flight tickets for Hong Kong. Tourists are most welcomed by the people of Hong Kong, one of the most remarkable lands that affect the entire outlook on life. Travelers should .. (Airline Travel)

Lowest International Airfares to Amsterdam

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 Jhon Anish (September 18, 2008)  Amsterdam is one of the popular tourist hot spot all year round, tourist remain spell bound seeing its amazing beauty. Amsterdam is a best place above all to rejuvenate one moods while exploring the cities the breathtaking views of architecture, its culture and heritage, lip smacking cuisines, wonderful mother nature beauty and many more. Beauty of Amsterdam will never let you down for .. (Airline Travel)

Where to Find Those Cheap Flights You Don't Find by Googling

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 Robert Daniel (September 17, 2008)  Flying to places, especially when you live in places like Australia and New Zealand that are so far from everywhere, can be very expensive. In the last couple of years though I have been exploring different options and have found several ways to save a heap of money. This year from example four of us flew return to Spain from Perth in Western Australia, and saved Au$1,500 per ticket on . (Airline Travel)

Great Tips For Effective Airline Travel

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 Tom Tessin (September 17, 2008)  For business meetings or for vacation holidays, people do travel a lot. There are certain things that you ought to remember such as backpacking habits, favorable weather conditions and (Global Positioning System) GPS to make your travel a lot safer. To make your wilderness tour better, you need to focus on certain backpacking travel tips. For example, while hiking, chances are more to .. (Airline Travel)

Cost of Flights Soaring

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 Barry Loughran (September 15, 2008)  Another price increase to add to the credit crunch list is the cost of flights. Low budget airlines are being hit hard as the increased price of oil is being reluctantly passed down to the consumers by the airlines. Prices for flights are still at record lows but this will not be the case within 12 months. A number of main airlines have bumped up their prices in recent months. One of .. (Airline Travel)

Relieving a Little Stress in Your Business Travels by Using Airport Transportation

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 Billings Farnsworth (September 15, 2008)  The trip taken to the airport can be a trial to say the least. From fighting airport traffic to storing your car in long term parking for days, weeks or even months, the hassle of finding your way to the airport can make any trip a sour experience. Whether you are winding your way to OHare (Chicago), JFK (New York), LAX (Los Angeles), DFW (Dallas Fort Worth), or any other airport in .. (Airline Travel)

Finding Cheap Flights to Las Vegas

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 Robert Grazian (September 15, 2008)  Las Vegas is a city of many facets. The most distinct feature of the city is its casino culture. Gambling is the regional sports of Las Vegas. It is also known as the best center for dessert golf courses in the United States. Also, for some people, it is the wedding capital of the world, because of the number of marriage chapels and the relaxed legislation regarding marriages. Some .. (Airline Travel)

Airports in India - Take on to Your Destination

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 Sonal Arya (September 14, 2008)  An airport is a location where aircraft such as airplanes, helicopter, and blimps take off and land. It consists of at least one surface such as a runway, a helipad, or water for takeoffs and landings, and often includes buildings such as hangars and terminal buildings. Incepted the conventional transportation by palanquins, which was one of the luxurious methods used by the rich and .. (Airline Travel)

How to Deal With Airline Disruptions Due to Hurricanes and Severe Storms

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 Todd Curtis, PhD (September 13, 2008)  When hurricanes or tropical storms threaten the Gulf or Atlantic coastal areas of the US, passengers across the country may be affected by delayed, canceled, and rerouted flights even in areas far from the storms. Passengers can keep storm problems from seriously affecting their travel plans by following the advice provided by their airline or from selected online travel resources. On .. (Airline Travel)

Airports in Moscow

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 Slava Shirokov (September 13, 2008)  Moscow is considered one of the greatest cities of Russia. It has always been the center of all historical events. Moscow is the capital of Russian Federation. Moscow has an old history which is full of events that changed the life of the whole country. Moscow is a city which is always visited by many tourists that want to see its famous Kremlin, the Red Square and many other popular .. (Airline Travel)

Ten Tips That Will Help You Save Big on Your Next Flight!

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 David Shpitalnik (September 10, 2008)  1) Try to travel during off peak seasons, where there is less demand for tickets. Suggested travel times are during: late august, fall, and spring. 2) Try to book flights that depart and arrive on weekdays. 3) Be flexible with your travel dates. It might save you a lot of money. 4) It's often cheaper to buy an air/hotel package then both separately. 5) Search airline sites .. (Airline Travel)

Surfing Wholesale Airfare - 3 Essential Tips

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 Garcia Smith (September 08, 2008)  Wholesale Airfare Defined When looking for cheap airfare you probably have heard the expression Wholesale Airfare while searching on the web. Wholesale airfare is flights that are acquired at a bulk discount price. To get wholesale airfare deals though, you need to get at a minimum 4 ticket or more. Considerable concessions on bulk airfares are usually only offered to travel .. (Airline Travel)

Airport Parking - The Hotel Alternative

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 Penny Church (September 08, 2008)  For those travellers in the UK who drive to the airport and face the increasing aggravation of traffic hold-ups (especially in peaks season, and especially around those busiest airports), the stress of starting a holiday can be debilitating. Hence, in recent years, the popularity of using a more civilised option - booking a hotel near the airport the night before - has become evident. .. (Airline Travel)

Hawaii - Oahu Ultralight Flights - A Great Vacation and Travel Destination

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 Robert Benjamin (September 05, 2008)  If you really want to see Oahu then the best way to do so is from the sky! There is nothing like seeing the coast of Hawaii from a powered hang glider. You can fly right over the water and see hidden spots along the beach or you can check out some ocean wildlife while you are at it. You will be able to see the amazing cliffs and feel freer than ever. The ultralight flights in Oahu are .. (Airline Travel)

Frequent Flyer Programs - The Ups and Downs

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 Matt Murren (September 05, 2008)  Without the elimination of strict rules and regulations and without the ability of computers to track specific data, frequent flyer awards would not be possible. This crafty idea of awarding loyal airlines customers began in 1981 with American airlines. They established the identities (by name and address) of their best customers and offered membership in a frequent flyer program. The .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Australian Flights - Flying to Australia on a Budget

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 Beverly Maniago (September 05, 2008)  Everyone has this inherent desire to travel to any country. Australia, with its no. 3 ranking in the World Health Organization's most health-responsible countries, is a prime destination for immigrants and visitors alike. Australia is also home to several remarkable spots such as the Story Bridge in Brisbane, and the Sydney Opera House in the capital. However, not all people make the .. (Airline Travel)

Tips to Surviving a Long Haul Flight

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 Jon Kelly (September 02, 2008)  Sooner or later, many people find themselves facing a very long plane trip. Professional assignments, family events and even the occasional dream vacation can motivate people to contemplate spending many hours on an airplane. If you are planning to travel a great distance, your only options would be to cover the distance in a single flight or plan to make one or more stopovers along the . (Airline Travel)

Things You Should Leave at Home Instead of Packing For Your Journey

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 Pat Lowe (September 02, 2008)  Every day, millions of people jump on a plane to take them to their next port of call and the majority of these people have some kind of luggage with them. However, when it comes down to the basics of what they should and should not pack in their bags, very few of them actually know what's what. When you are planning your next trip away you need to be careful in selecting what will go .. (Airline Travel)

Ways to Avoid the Four Newly Imposed Airline Fees

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 Jules Blanco Elgincolin (September 01, 2008)  When boarding an airplane, of popular airlines to be particular, expect that outrageous surcharges will be thrown upon you, especially now that they have imposed four other hefty fees-payments for customers’ first checked bag, for drinkable water and even for free award tickets. Airlines don't want you to know this, but there are other ways to avoid the newly imposed airline .. (Airline Travel)

The Complete Guide on Where to Book Cheap Flights

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 Jhon Anish (September 01, 2008)  There is nothing more exciting and appealing than the thrill of traveling. Exploring new lands, culture, religion and more has appealed to everyone from time immemorial. A flight to your desired destination is obviously the most comfortable mode to travel. But, the rising cost of air line tickets has made it harder to fly for common men. World wise increase in fuel prices has further .. (Airline Travel)

Guide to Finding Cheap International Airfare

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 Jhon Anish (September 01, 2008)  While internet has revolutionized the way we travel, customers often find internet searches difficult. Travel industry is witnessing a boom like never before with millions of people traveling on weekends. With the internet at people's service, one does not need to wait in long queues to book airfare tickets. One just needs to know the basics of internet searching to find cheap .. (Airline Travel)

Secrets For Finding the Cheapest Airfares Online

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 Jhon Anish (September 01, 2008)  There is nothing more fun than exploring this beautiful world. The scenic escapades of tourist destinations around the world lure one and all. If you are also someone who dream of holidaying abroad but are worried about the rising airfares, then, you just need to know some tips. Online search is the easiest way to get cheapest airfares. Though a large number of people book their online .. (Airline Travel)

Several Facts to Obtaining Cheap Air Tickets

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 Jhon Anish (September 01, 2008)  Exploring the world has never been more fun for travelers. Exotic destinations, world class facilities, numerous airlines, and the modernized infrastructural facilities around the world have revolutionized the world of traveling and tours. Moreover, with heavy discounts and cheap air tickets travelers are getting the best for their money. Almost all the airlines offer discounts, special . (Airline Travel)

Stolen at the Airport! How to Protect Your Upscale Luggage

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 Kyle Hanson (September 01, 2008)  You've packed your upscale luggage for your business trip, and you are headed by cab to the airport. You have everything you need for your trip and you are arriving on time. Did you forget anything? Theft of luggage at airports is more common than most travelers realize. This is particularly true if your luggage has all of the hallmarks of being high quality executive luggage. The good .. (Airline Travel)

Why Flying Shouldn't Be Your Only Option

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 Tom Tessin (September 01, 2008)  Travelling can be done in millions of different ways. From flying in an airplane to riding a bike, as long as it gets you there, it will be considered a form or transportation. If your future foresees a plane trip and you don't necessarily want to take it and want to find alternative ways, there are a few reasons you shouldn't fly an airplane. So many alternatives - If you're .. (Airline Travel)

Fear of Flying - Explaining What Happens on Takeoff

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  Margaret Simmons didn't have a fear of flying until after the takeoff on one flight. About twenty seconds after they took off, the engines suddenly cut off. She was sure that the engines had all stopped and she was going to be plunged back to the ground violently. What Simmons didn't know was that there were noise abatement laws in place at the airport. That means at about 1000 feet, .. (Airline Travel)

Flight Anxiety - 7 Ways to Reduce Your Fears of Flying

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  Do you have flight anxiety? This article will explore 7 ways to reduce your fears. 1. Wear Loose, Comfortable Clothes Too many people feel like they have to “dress for success" when they fly. If you have flight anxiety, uncomfortable clothes can add to the panic. Unless an important business contact is meeting you at the airport, you should plan to wear loose, comfortable .. (Airline Travel)

Anxiety About Flying - Overcoming a Difficult Past Flight

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  One reason you might develop an anxiety about flying is that you had a difficult time during a past flight. The majority of people who fear flying will never experience danger on a flight. Danger is rare in commercial aviation. But, people do become frightened during some flights because of weather or mechanical things they don't understand. This causes them to worry about future .. (Airline Travel)

Fear of Flying and Other Phobias - Air Anxiety May Be Related to Other Concerns

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  Fear of flying can be a distinct phobia or it may be an indirect manifestation of another phobia, such as claustrophobia (a fear of enclosed spaces) or acrophobia (a fear of heights). Fear of flying gets more attention than other phobias because air travel is often difficult for people to avoid. Many people have to travel for business. And, air phobia is widespread throughout the .. (Airline Travel)

Advice For Fear of Flying - 10 Tips For Reluctant Flyers

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  Are you afraid to get on a plane? If so, here's some advice for fear of flying suffers: 1. Don't conceal that you are worried. You should tell the gate agent, flight attendant, and the passengers around you. You don't need to be embarrassed, and you may be able to get support from these people. Don't suffer in silence. 2. Don't fight turbulence. It's just like a “bump in the .. (Airline Travel)

Overcome Fear of Flying - The Root is in an Anxiety Disorder

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  If getting on a plane is stressful for you, this article will help you overcome your fear of flying. To overcome fear of flying, you must first realize that you have an anxiety disorder. And, you are not alone. 30 percent of Americans have some level of panic when it comes to flying and on any given flight, as many as 50 percent of the passengers on board experience fear at some .. (Airline Travel)

Overcome Fear of Flying - 10 Tips to Fly Without Fear

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  Do you want to overcome fear of flying? Here are 10 tips to fly without fear. 1. Fly nonstop when possible. Many people are most afraid on takeoffs and landings. If you have to make one stop, you double the takeoffs and landings. Two or more stops may make the flight unapproachable for those with fears of flying. 2. Pick a big plane. Larger aircraft are less likely to experience the .. (Airline Travel)

Fear of Flying - The Takeoff

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  Perhaps the part of the plane journey that causes the most anxiety is takeoffs and landings. Did you know that a 747 can take off with just two of its four engines operational? 737, 757, 767, and 777 aircraft can take off with just one of two engines operating. A 727 can take off with one of three engines operating when the airport is at sea level. Are you safer in the 747 with four .. (Airline Travel)

Fear of Flying - The Landing

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  While it makes sense to be happy about landing - after all, you're almost done with the flight - many people are worried about crashing at this point. There are a number of things that happen when the pilot begins the descent (usually about 30 minutes before touchdown. ) In order to slow down, the pilots apply speed breaks which are large panels on top of the wings. These panels block .. (Airline Travel)

Fear of Flying Advice - What to Do If You're Scared of Turbulence

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  If you're worried about turbulence on a flight, try this little experiment. Get a glass of water and fill it 2/3 full of water. Set it on the tray table in front of you. Does the water slosh out? If the water does not slosh out, the turbulence is minor - even if it feels like a big deal to you. Most people, even road warriors, will never experience a flight where the water sloshes out. . (Airline Travel)

Fear of Flying Advice - Dealing With Claustrophobia

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  One reason people have trouble flying is because they experience their time on the plane as claustrophobic. In fact, one pilot/therapist says that all fear of flying has at its root claustrophobia. Claustrophobia is defined as a morbid dread of enclosed spaces. Claustrophobics sometimes describe it as a fear of closed spaces or fear of being closed in. Some say it feels as if the walls . (Airline Travel)

Fear of Flying in Specific Situations

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  Some people have anxiety about getting on the plane - some of the time. That is, they don't have a generic fear of flying, they are concerned about specific situations. I'll discuss three such situations here. Flying Over Water: Some people are fine flying domestically, but they won't get on a plane that flies over a large body of water like an ocean. One way to alleviate your anxiety . (Airline Travel)

Is Fear of Flying For Real?

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  You could look at the situation rationally and say that flying is the safest form of transportation. You're more likely to survive a fight than any other type of vehicle. But if you could cure fear of flying with rational thoughts, you would jump on a plane this minute. Deep down, you're afraid of something related to the plane. It could be: The fear of being locked up in a confined . (Airline Travel)




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