Scary Facts About the Airline Industry
As if we weren’t freaked out enough by the way Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared into thin air with 239 people aboard — it turns out there’s all these other things to worry about when we’re flying…
Pilots Fall Asleep
Like stories of sleep-deprived, exhausted pilots who fall asleep in flight! In a recent British survey, “56 percent of 500 commercial pilots admitted to being asleep while on the flight deck and, of those, nearly one in three said they had woken up to find their co-pilot also asleep.” Who exactly is flying the plane — and making sure we all get there safely in one piece??? It’s not exactly reassuring! And it’s not only British pilots who are affected.
Read on for plenty more disturbing facts you probably don’t want to know about the airline industry!