Now with millions of people traveling by air every day, no wonder airplanes are the place where you can easily pick a virus. What’s worse, even the healthiest person can get ill during a flight. Close quarters, shared air, low cabin humidity – all these factors increase the risk of catching some nasty germ. Luckily, there are ways to protect yourself!
Did you know, for example, that if your air vent is switched off, and a person with the flu sneezes somewhere nearby, germs will easily spread around and reach you? But if you turn on your air vent and direct it at your feet, it’ll increase the air circulation in front of you and push the germs away from your nose and mouth. So turn on your air vent and… check out some other tips!