Entries by Matthieu Gagnot

STATISTICS: WHO HAS FEAR OF FLYING ?

Have you ever wondered if you’re the only one who experiences anxiety when boarding a plane? Statistically, fear of flying is one of the most common phobias and spoils the travels of many of our fellow passengers. With figures to back it up, this article takes stock of who are the phobias of the plane, […]

5 QUICK TIPS TO STOP BEING AFRAID OF FLYING

Are you anxious about the thought of a boarding pass? Know that you are not the only one: one passenger out of 5 suffers from fear of flying. If this is your case, we’ve put together 5 practical and easy-to-follow tips – including the last one! We hope you’ll use them to reduce your fear […]

EVERYTHING YOU’VE NEVER BEEN TOLD ABOUT AIR HOLES …

If you have been on an airplane several times, you have probably experienced more or less sudden jolts, felt in the passenger compartment. You may even have assimilated them to air holes. This concept, also called “air pockets”, is of great concern to victims of fear of flying. However, there are often great misunderstandings about it! […]

PSYCHOLOGY: WHERE DOES THE FEAR OF FLYING COME FROM?

And what if the fear of flying wasn’t only related to… planes? According to psychologists, air travel is above all the trigger for certain specific and non-specific fears and phobias – which can be treated separately once they have been identified. By interviewing Thierry Merle, the Fofly Method’s official psychologist. This article discusses what the […]

MEDICATION AND FEAR OF FLYING: THE PITFALLS TO AVOID

Are you considering using medication to treat your fear of flying? Sedatives, antihistamines, antidepressants and others: there are many misconceptions about them. They tell you all about their side effects, when to use them and when they can take you away from a lasting cure. Medication: a crutch against the fear of flying … Medication […]

CORONAVIRUS : SHOULD WE BE AFRAID TO FLY AGAIN?

To limit the risk of coronavirus contamination on airplanes, airlines and airports are deploying major resources. From the journey on the ground to the disinfection of the cabin, we take stock of these safety measures, which could well enable us to return to the airplane without anxiety, as early as summer 2020. Coronavirus on the […]

HOMEOPATHY: HOW MUCH DOES IT WEIGH COMPARED TO AVIOPHOBIA?

Homeopathy is very popular in France. The reason? This alternative, gentle and non-invasive medicine is a path explored by many patients. Nevertheless, homeopathy is not a miracle cure for aviophobia. Explanations. Homeopathy and aviophobia   Alternative medicines are increasingly being used to treat anxieties, stresses and phobias. For aviophobia as well, many patients naturally turn […]