"Thank you Captain Keith and it's reassuring to know I'm not silly for having my fears. I appreciate the useful links on the website and I will make sure to purchase your book as I think that will definitely be a great help.
"good luck jan....of course everything will be fine...you just need to control you're thoughts......i saw today on a website that there are 93500 flights every day....when you think of that stat it has to help...if anything was to go wrong why…"
I have just over a week before I go on holiday to Santorini. I am so looking forward to the lovely hotel which is right in front of the beach.....my ideal location!! I have been listening to Keith on my iPod and also listening to a track which is of a jet taxiing and then taking off and climbing. I am trying to be positive and have been downloading films to watch on my iPad. I just hope I can keep it all up when I get to the airport!!!!
"Well done... you're fast becoming the star of this community!!
ps Write to the airline and tell them that you intend to write to the CAA about the crew not silencing the passengers during the safety briefing. It is illegal for an…"
Back from Rome - and another four flights.Glad I did not have my experience flying from Belfast to Leeds Bradford with Flybe some time back or I have no doubt it would have set me back in my efforts to overcome my fear of flying. Unruly raucous loud mouthed passengers two of whom were seated behind me. I had literally to tell them to shut up during the safety demonstration - which I think the crew should have done. Loud laughter bellowing in my ear and knees pushing into my back, comments…See More
"Thank you all for replying. I think the rational part of my brain knows the threat is small and that it can happen anywhere and life is uncertain etc. but for some reason it doesn't help.
Generally I'm not all hat afraid of dying, but for…"
Flying from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford Friday 19th and the flying from Leeds to Rome on Sun 21Rome to Leeds Thurs 25th, Leeds to Belfast Sat 27thThe last time I flew to Rome is more years ago than I care to remember. But I do remember the fear and the tears at Rome airport. It was nothing to the terror I experienced a few days later at Heathrow. The Air Hostess said she never witnessed anyone so afraid! My sister said to remind her never to travel with me again!Here I am with just a…See More