Flying to cure the fear of flying
Your muscles tense up, you start to feel claustrophobic, irrational fears plague your mind – that‘s how the fear of flying is often described. The Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany, has been conducting research into the efficient treatment of phobias for six years. In March 2019, Munster Airport asked it to carry out a study on 123 patients suffering from aviophobia or the fear of flying. A conversation with the project manager André Wannemüller.