If you hate to fly, this program might help….
British Airways’Airbus A380 arrives at Heathrow Airport, London. Photo provided by British Airways (Steve Parsons/PA Wire, 2013).
“I think people are really surprised at how many other people share the same fears that they do.” – Jane O’Leary, British Airways cabin crew and Flying with Confidence Team member
British Airways is changing the face of flying by helping would-be-world-travelers stiffen their upper lips while banishing the bugaboo of aerophobia (fear of flying). More than 50,000 men, women and children have taken part in BA’s Flying with Confidence training sessions since it began the program roughly three decades ago.
Today, fearful flyers from across the globe may sit in on one-day, group classes in New York City, Newark, Dubai, Johannesburg, or the United Kingdom, or avail themselves of premium, one-one-one interactions with BA captains who are not only well-traveled pilots, but have been trained to be nurturing “flight whisperers” capable of…
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