Did you know ? #5

Did you Know Oldest Airlines - Aviatorsbuzz
Source: Wikipedia

Q) Which is the oldest airline in the world?

A) KLM Royal Dutch Airline from Netherlands is the self-proclaimed oldest airline in the world. It is also the world’s oldest continually operating airline under the same name. Founded on October 7, 1919, KLM made its first scheduled flight between London and Amsterdam in 1920.

 

Q) How many people are afraid of flying in the world?


A) More than 80% of the population is afraid of flying.
Acrophobia is defined as a fear of heights. Unlike a specific phobia like aerophobia – fear of flying – and other specific phobias, acrophobia can cause a person to fear a variety of things related to being far from the ground. Depending on the severity of the phobia, an acrophobic person may equally fear being on a high floor of a building or simply climbing a ladder.

 

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