“When you get into the larger aircraft it becomes like a hotel, with dozens of staff supporting the plane based in a galley area down below. You have very comprehensive cooking facilities, and on larger aircraft we have looked at theatres, with spiral staircases and a Steinway grand piano. The limitations for what you can put inside a plane are pretty much the limits of physics, and even money cannot always overcome that. Even so, people are still always trying to push [the limits]. ”
New iPhone App Promises to Ease Fear of Flying
An iPhone application is now available for travelers who are afraid to fly. Virgin Atlantic offers a Flying Without Fear app ($4.99), developed by Mental Workout, that features an introduction from Sir Richard Branson and includes recommended relaxation exercises, fear therapy and customized programs to prepare you for flights.