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Aids for fearful fliers


Connecticut-based company offers several online home-study courses. The whole package runs $480 and includes a half-hour counseling session over the phone with founder Tom Bunn.

Fear of Flying Help Course

This solid online program is free (but subsists on user contributions).

Flight App VALK

Tips on practical aspects of flight, as well as de-stressing exercises. Available in several languages, including English. $3.99, from iTunes.

“Safe Journey: Prayers and Comfort for Frightened Flyers and Other Anxious Souls”

Julia Cameron’s book (Tarcher/Penguin, 2013) is partly a memoir of the author’s odyssey in dealing with fear of flying and partly a prescriptive book of prayers that readers can use to cope with their own aeronautic anxieties. $13.95.


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