Hygiene in Aircraft

Hygiene in Aircraft

Another best article you should look forward to is how to maintain good hygiene in an aircraft. As we know, a crowd invites germs and germs invites infections. In the end, these infections can be pretty contagious and can be literally deadly. No, don’t take me for jokes. I am serious. You need to be fit and immune system strong. Eat well, drink well and sleep well on an aircraft. How would you feel stepping into a plane and staying in it for a long haul perhaps more than 8 hours without any hygiene precautions? Yikes! I would not want that at all! All of us want to enjoy our flight right? So, buckle your seats and enjoy the ride! We are born to fly!

Top 10 Hygeine Precautions on an Airplane

Use Toilet Paper on the Cover Seat

Never ever sit in the washroom in a plane without covering the seat with toilet paper. The washroom is one of the most infected places, and especially in an airplane. Plus, it stinks. So better not take off your mask. Don’t even touch any other surface without gloves. Don’t take your phone in the airplane’s washroom! Always carry your sanitizer everywhere you go around the aircraft, even at your seat.

Walk along the aisle during seat-belt off hours

It’s always good to walk along the aisle when seat-belt signs are switched off. You will have some leg space and can exercise your body. You need to keep your blood flow in circulation and not caught up in cramps. This would seriously mess up your internal body hygiene.

Drink many coffees without sipping water before

As the title says it, do not drink many coffees on a plane without drinking water prior to it. Else, you will be prone to gas issues and nausea due to intense perspiration and anxiety. Keep your coffees in the limit. I would suggest you do that for your teas as well.

Do not freeze yourself

Though the aircraft provides heating measures, at times it’s not always as it seems. Majorly, an aircraft is airconditioned to have airflow within normal oxygen levels. We do not want the passengers to die of heat and exhaustion, do we? However, some of us may feel extremely cold like bone chills. So, always carry a light cardigan, sweater, or jacket to warm ourselves up. We need to stay fit and normal. We do not want to fall sick, that too several feet high up in the air. It will be a nightmare, even when there are no medicines available that would suit you.

Doze off properly

Have a goodnight’s sleep. Being awake will only weaken your body furthermore. Since your flight is long-haul, you can’t be awake 16 hours or even 20 hours. Your brain requires rest and so does your body. A tired mind and body is a heaven for millions of germs to take refuge. I would advise you to sleep when it’s nighttime at the place of your destination.

Be happy when you fly

I would like to finally add that you should be happy whenever you fly. Your oxytocin is highly active when you are smiling and are happy, especially in love. Why not for the love of such thrilling travels? Flying is itself scintillating. Not many get to experience you. I still remember my foreign as well as domestic travel days. Flying makes super happy similar to those who feel the same when they are super intoxicated with alcohol. It feels like you have locked all your tensions in a box far away from your subconscious mind.

These are my favorite steps to follow great hygiene while flying and even enduring the aircraft stay. The hygiene in an aircraft is a lot important.

Naina Singh Chauhan

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