Aerophobia App: Whoopi-Approved!

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Virgin Atlantic just released an app-version of its popular 'Flying Without Fear' course which features an instructional video on the flight process, relaxation techniques, and answers to frequently asked questions. The company claims that the course has a 98 percent success rate, but don't take their word for it — just listen to what Whoopi Goldberg has to say about it:

“I was a skeptic. I hadn't flown in 13 years, but after doing their program, I understood that while my fear was real, there were many things I didn't know or had misinformation about, which they were able to clear up. So what happened? The program works. I now fly. It's that simple.”

The app costs $4.99 and even comes with a panic button.

— Lisa Lombardi