fun facts about flying5. Does this food taste different?

Airplane meals are not known for their five-star quality, but salty tastes are actually reduced by cabin pressure. A German study showed that food does taste different in the air because passengers’ taste is affected, making food taste less salty and more sweet. But you may still be thirsty when you fly because the cabin air is not as humid and passengers can become dehydrated if they don’t drink enough water while flying, especially on a long flight.

Airport security and long delays have resulted in frustration for many air travelers, but keeping these fun facts about flying in mind will help you to keep a smile on your face, even when you have to take off your shoes!

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