A flight attendant was photographed whilst he was sitting in the aisle holding the hand of a scared woman, helping her through her flight.
Check out this gem of a flight attendant that was on our flight from CLT to JFK. This woman was so nervous about flying, so he explained every sound and bump and even sat here holding her hand when it still got to be too much for her. @delta , Floyd Dean-Shannon deserves a raise! pic.twitter.com/vvb90vRudA— Brotha-Man Black (@BrothaManBlack1) January 17, 2023
The picture was taken by a fellow passenger who shared the picture on Twitter.
The Delta flight was heading to JFK Airport in New York from Charlotte Douglas International airport in North Carolina.
The passenger who took the picture of the flight attendant holding the hand of the scared woman identified the flight attendant as Floyd Dean-Shannon.
The response on social media has been nothing but positive.
This is going to go viral with people saying ‘Wish my partner looked at me that way’ - there was some other image that happened with. Don’t remember what it was 😍— Nicky Collinson (@eyestories) January 19, 2023
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Dealing with fear of flying
If you too are afraid of flying, here are three things you can do to decrease the chances of getting a panic attack whilst flying:
- Distract yourself: Bring a book, magazine, or music to listen to during the flight. Engaging in an activity that you enjoy can help take your mind off of any anxieties.
- Practice deep breathing: Taking slow, deep breaths can help to reduce feelings of anxiety and panic. Try using a breathing technique such as the This method involves inhaling for 4 seconds, holding the breath for 7 seconds, and exhaling for 8 seconds. .
- Talk to someone: If you’re feeling anxious, don’t be afraid to speak to a flight attendant or a fellow passenger. Talking through your concerns can help to put them in perspective and make them feel more manageable. Additionally, if you are able to, consider seeking professional help before your flight. A therapist who specializes in anxiety can help you develop coping strategies and techniques to better manage your fear of flying.