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01 August 2011 14:16
A new guide has been launched to help air passengers have a comfortable long-haul flight
Thomson Airways has launched a new guide to help air passengers have a comfortable long-haul flight.
It comes after a survey found that more than six in 10 (64%) travellers who reach their final destination at night have difficulties falling asleep.
Nearly a third (32%) suffer a stuffy nose, with 15% complaining of dry skin and 14% of chapped lips.
The guide is specially designed to help passengers avoid jetlag. Another way travellers can help ensure a stress-free holiday is by taking out
travel insurance before they jet off.
Around 70% of 1,264 people who took part in the study carried out by the charter airline said they do little or no exercise during lengthy air journeys.
Meanwhile 41% confessed that they drink only a little water on long-haul flights, while 7% said they do not drink water at all.
20 January 2017
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19 January 2017
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18 January 2017
Researchers at Cambridge University may have made a breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, according to preliminary findings.
17 January 2017
Stansted Airport has made a bid to become Britain's next hub for long-haul travel, as passengers are promised seamless connection facilities and baggage transfer.
13 January 2017
Long-term goals such as travelling more and visiting new places have come above healthy eating and changing jobs in a list of the top New Year's resolutions.
14 January 2017
Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.
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24 December 2016
Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended amid continuing industrial unrest ahead of the weekend break.
11 January 2017
A connection between diabetes and inflection in children could be a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
10 January 2017
A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation using community-based tactics, a report shows.
07 January 2017
People may be able to enjoy better brain health in later life by following a Mediterranean diet, research has suggested.
06 January 2017
Many Britons plan to cut down on the costs of their holidays in 2017, as part of their financial resolutions for the New Year.