an airplane taking off the runway

How to deal with the side-effects of flying 

Dreading your next trip because you are one of the hundreds of fliers who suffer from pain in the ears the minute your flight takes off? Ear problems are surprisingly common among travellers on airplanes. While sometimes, they can be mildly annoying, at other times, there can be more serious effects, including acute pain in […]

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Flight attendants are at a higher risk of cancer than others, says study

Flight attendants are at a higher risk of cancer than others, says study

Working as a flight attendant significantly increases your risk of a range of cancers compared to the general population, a major study of cabin crew has found. Researchers followed more than 5,000 crew and found that their risk of breast cancer increased more than 50 per cent, while risks of stomach cancers are raised by […]

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Dutch national in Pune suffers from blood clot due to long-haul flight

8 tips for conquering fear of flying

As humans, our relationship to flight has changed dramatically in the last century. Air travel has developed from a fantasy into a common and widely used mode of transportation. There are about 100,000 flights in the world every day, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). It estimates that 3.7 billion passengers worldwide will fly during 2017. In […]

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