Not eating on the plane can be bad for your health. Make sure don’t go hungry during your flight! Neglecting to eat during your journey could cause your blood sugar levels to drop, making you feel weak and shaky. This can also lead to headaches and changes in mood. It won’t help you fight jet lag either if you’re traveling to a different time zone; it can actually worsen its effects.
You ever notice that little hole in the bottom of your window? That’s the breather hole, and besides keeping in warm air so you don’t get too chilly, it regulates pressure — ensuring that should anything happen to the outer pane of the window, the pressure won’t cause the inner pane to break, at which point you’d suddenly be sucking in oxygen at 35,000 feet. Consider it Phase 1 before you get to the masks.
Airplanes are lightning-proof – it’s totally understandable that there are some who couldn’t help but secretly freak out over the fact that the plane that they’re on might crash at any given time because of circumstances. For instance, getting hit by lightning – the truth is, airplanes get hit by lightning on a regular basis and no plane has ever crashed because of a lightning since 1963. Airplanes of today’s time are well-engineered and are designed to become lightning-proof.
The captain and the first officer must always eat different meals during a flight, just in case one of them gets sick.
More than 80% of the population is afraid of flying. 5% completely abandons flights and take alternative forms of travel. The scientific name of fear and flight altitude – AEROPHOBIA.