Mind Blowng Facts About Air Travel

Whether you are a frequent flyer or have never flown in your life, these are facts that every traveler needs to know.

Crazy Air Travel Facts (1)

If a bomb threat is called in when a plane is over the ocean, you probably won’t hear about it as a passenger.

Crazy Air Travel Facts (2)

Lavatory stalls can actually be unlocked from the outside.

Crazy Air Travel Facts (3)

Pilots are fed different meals, just in case one gives them food poisoning.

Crazy Air Travel Facts (4)

Pilots routinely doze off during long flights (and not just during their scheduled nap times)

Crazy Air Travel Facts (5)

The pillows and blankets are never washed or cleaned

Crazy Air Travel Facts (6)

Pilots and Flight Attendants do not start getting paid until the door of the aircraft is closed. The time clock stops when the cabin door is opened at the destination.

Crazy Air Travel Facts (7)

The oxygen masks actually only supply about 15 minutes of oxygen

Crazy Air Travel Facts (8)

There is a guideline for how many screws are allowed to be totally MISSING

Crazy Air Travel Facts (9)

Someone has probably changed a baby on your tray table

Crazy Air Travel Facts (10)

Planes frequently get struck by lightning

Crazy Air Travel Facts (11)

The emergency door handles exist so that, amid chaos, flight attendants don’t get pushed out

Crazy Air Travel Facts (12)

People steal the flotation devices. All of the time

Crazy Air Travel Facts (13)

Flight attendants can wait to serve food on night flights so that more people are asleep so they have less work to do

Crazy Air Travel Facts (14)

Bacteria levels in plane spigot water are 100x the limit in the USA

Crazy Air Travel Facts (15)

If ANYTHING in your bag vibrates, you will be called out for an examination. Even extremely personal items

Crazy Air Travel Facts (16)

The lights in the aisle are to help you get out during an emergency. It’s not for the atmosphere

Crazy Air Travel Facts (17)

Flight attendants totally use their cell phones during flights while you pay for your internet

Crazy Air Travel Facts (18)

The earphones they hand out during flights? No one washes those either