The most common spots to find germs on an airline and how to avoid them


Ever start feeling sick after a long flight? Airline cabins can be a breeding ground for bacteria, and it’s not just the bathroom you have to worry about. 

Studies show the tray table is the most contaminated surface.

That’s followed by the overhead air vent, bathroom flush button and the seat belt buckle.

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Experts say to avoid the germs, bring wipes and hand sanitizer in your carry-on. 

And choose a window seat because you have the least contact with other people. 

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