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Tips for Safety and Comfort in the Airplane Cabin

Bring your own food and lots of water to drink. Cabin air is very dry because it is pressurized to an altitude of about 8000 feet. Humidity levels are anywhere between one and ten percent which is as dry as a desert. Try to drink a decent sized glass of water every hour and this will keep you well hydrated. Moisturizer also comes in handy to combat dry skin. Remove your shoes after take-off. This helps ease the discomfort associated with foot swelling during flight. Altitude change actually causes your feet to swell. Drinking orange juice is said to help reduce the swelling ...

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