““When I made the film The Invention of Lying, they gave me a private jet for getting back and forth between New York and London. I thought, ‘I will never use it’ but I ended up using it every weekend. You turn up, right, and the airport is completely empty. I mean, there’s just someone at the desk and then the pilot, who says, ‘Are you ready to go?’ and you say, ‘Don’t you want to see my passport?’ and he goes, ‘Oh yeah, I suppose I’d better.’” ”
New iPhone App Promises to Ease Fear of Flying
An iPhone application is now available for travelers who are afraid to fly. Virgin Atlantic offers a Flying Without Fear app ($4.99), developed by Mental Workout, that features an introduction from Sir Richard Branson and includes recommended relaxation exercises, fear therapy and customized programs to prepare you for flights.