Virgin Atlantic releases ‘Flying Without Fear’ iPhone app

Nov 3, 2009

Virgin Atlantic on Monday announced that its highly acclaimed Flying Without Fear course is now available as an iPhone application. The first of it’s kind app for iPhone and iPod touch is intended for those who afraid to fly. Whether it is the unfamiliar aircraft, the strange noises a plane makes, or the fear of losing control, this app is designed to help people overcome their personal fears.

Flying Without Fear App

Flying Without Fear iPhone App

The Flying Without Fear app contains a personal introduction by Sir Richard Branson, a video-based in-flight explanation from start to finish of a flight, frequently-asked questions, relaxation exercises and fear therapy, a fear attack button for emergencies with breathing exercises and quick tips, and a “My Program” section where each user can rate their personal fears and add future flights to prepare them for their next trip. As a bonus, the user is offered 2,000 points when joining Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club.

Sir Richard Branson, President of Virgin Atlantic, commented:

“This is Virgin Atlantic innovation at its best. Our first iPhone app will bring the benefits of our successful Flying Without Fear course to millions of people around the world who are now using mobile technology to make their lives better. The app will put many travelers at ease and enable them to prepare for their first Virgin Atlantic flight.”

Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Without Fear app is available for $4.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at

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