15 Reasons You Should Be Afraid to Fly

Catching Colds 1 of 16

Even though we occasionally hear about a plane crash, flying is still statistically the safest way to travel. But that doesn't mean there aren't still reasons you should be afraid to fly! Check out this list and you'll never look at commercial air travel the same way again!

Due to the fact that you are crowded together with a lot of people in a very small space, you are 100 times more likely to catch a cold while flying than while remaining on the ground. And if you think you can pop some vitamins or other herbal remedy to protect yourself, forget it, because they are virtually useless.