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10 Things You Should Never Do On An Airplane

Travelling is stressful as it is, so let’s not add the burden of getting sick from the flight to your itinerary.

10 Things You Should Never Do On An Airplane
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Experts reveal where the germs are hiding and how to stay healthy and comfortable while airborne.

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1. Please! Don’t walk around barefoot
1. Please! Don’t walk around barefoot
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Flight attendants have seen everything from vomit to blood to spilled food hit that carpet.

“We see people walking from their seats into the bathrooms all the time barefoot and we cringe because those floors are full of germs,” said Linda Ferguson, a flight attendant for 24 years.

“Never walk barefoot into the bathroom or the galley area because sometimes we drop glasses and there could be sharp glass there, too.”



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