Travel Tip of the Day: Airline Tray Tables and Seatback Pockets Have Tons of Bacteria

PocketAirline Tray Tables and Seatback Pockets Have Tons of Bacteria
My dad calls me Howard Hughes when we travel because I’m always making him wipe his airplane seat down with alcohol-based wipes, telling him to wash his hands and reminding him to keep his fingers out of his mouth.

Well, after this study from the American Society of Microbiology came out, he should be thanking me. The study shows that airplanes are a breeding ground for bacteria. Read this and I bet you will be following my advice too. Yuck!

Our Travel Product of the Week two weeks ago, the Genius Pack High Altitude Flight Bag, is one good way to avoid these germs.

 

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Comments

  1. anonymous says:

    You have to stop with these germ-posts; I am disgusted by them and at the same time read them in their entirety and can’t get them out of my mind ;-) Who would eat their snacks straight off the tray?!? Coughing happens, eating off a community plate does not.

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