The fear of flying keeps many people from going on that amazing trip. According an ABC News article around seven percent of people suffer from aerophobia. (This statistic was found on Statistic Brain.)
Aerophobia according to Merriam-Webster is the fear or strong dislike of flying.
After my first flight to California at around 11 years old (which went fine), I started suffering from motion sickness during flights. This definitely led to a very strong dislike of flying for many years. It wasn’t until flying during a Spring Break trip in college and not getting sick that led to getting over this fear. Continue reading 5 Tips To Combat Flight Anxiety