“"I've got a list of corporations that have gotten out of their airplanes [because of criticism from politicians]. It is the stupidest thing I've ever seen. When you look at the time and cost savings; it does not make sense not to fly [privately]. You can't let public perception interfere with your business decision to fly. It either is a good business decision or it isn't."”
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.