1. Planes don't 'basically fly themselves' these days.
2. The same air isn't on the plane for the whole flight. Getting sick is more likely a result of touching germ-infested things.
3. Turbulence doesn't make planes drop hundreds of feet in just a few seconds.
4. Fly is expensive. Fares have actually dropped 50% in the last 30 years.
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