A foundation backed by KLM has created an iOS app that will kindly walk freaked flyers through their in-flight fears. Android users? Not so lucky.
“Just take a deep breath.”
“Don’t think about it.”
“You’re more likely to die in a car wreck on the way to the airport than you are in a plane crash.”
These are just a few of the many helpful tidbits of advice given to people with a fear of flying.
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