Dubai: Around one in four residents of the UAE has a fear of flying or aerophobia
, according to a survey which British Airways commissioned in 2014.
The second session will be handled by a certified phobia counsellor, who will tackle the psychological aspects of aerophobia
, the mechanics of fear and how best to deal with anxiety and feelings of panic.
easyJet s Fearless Flyer course is one of the best priced aerophobia
courses in the UK at just Au189 per person.
A person with rabies had to have the following features: a history of being bitten or scratched by a dog, cat, or a wild animal, or had a wound that was licked by these animals; and clinical manifestations of itching, pain, numbness, and formication around the healed wound, followed by hyperactivity, hydrophobia, aerophobia
, spasms of the pharyngeal muscle, and sympathetic excitability.
Speaking on the sidelines of an open course he held on aerophobia
in Dubai on February 17, Captain Steve Allright, who has clocked over 11,000 flying hours for British Airways in 24 years, told XPRESS: "Around 25 per cent of people have at least some fear of flying, while about one in 10 have a phobia of flying.
The condition, called aerophobia
, is common with one in three adults suffering anxieties while flying.
Easyjet, a low-cost airline based at Luton Airport in the UK, has announced that it is to launch a course to help those affected by the fear of flying in an aeroplane, sometimes known as aerophobia
Singer Liz McClarnon developed aerophobia
- a fear of flying - 10 years ago at the height of her fame in girl band Atomic Kitten.
com)-- FlyEZ offers those with aerophobia
the opportunity to quell their fears through their iPhones, iPods, or iPads.
Kim Jong-il travels by train due to aerophobia
, and his recent visits to China include the one in May and the other in August last year.
The lukewarm smiles of the cabin crew did little to alleviate my aerophobia
and the only distraction I found was in the quaintness of the destination.
Fox, who developed aerophobia
in more recent years, insists plugging in the Toxic hitmaker's tunes during flights eases her morbid fears, reports The Daily Express.