Flying can be tense, and shrinking seat sizes don't help. In fact, research suggests that crowded flights can lead to a breakdown of normal social functioning among passengers. But flying doesn't need to bring out the worst in you.
Airline crews are away from home and family sometimes half the year or more. Staying safe on the road is a priority. Here are the tips I've learned along the way that may benefit you as a traveler as well!
If you're flying 15 to 18 hours, you really should try to get some sleep. Decide if you want to sleep when your body decides it's time or if you're going to try and get on the time schedule of your destination.