In her case, she has never had a traumatic experience that brought about her aviophobia
But while Davies' aviophobia
might make him the butt of a few jokes, it also puts him in some esteemed company.
One in six of us suffers from aviophobia
, or the fear of flying.
Fear of flying (also known as Aviophobia
) is common even though flying is 30 times safer than travelling by car.
While there is a word for just about every phobia, I couldn't find one for the fear of "the fear of flying"--aka aviophobia
. Suffice it to say, those in the aerospace industry are afflicted.
l Cher and Denis Bergkamp - aviophobia
(fear of flying).