The friendly tip comes from Tommy Cimato who posted a video with five health and hygiene tips for airline passengers.
Top flight attendant tips for travelers include how to avoid germs in the bathroom, why you need to stay hydrated, and what to do if you feel sick.
In a TikTok video, he also revealed why you should avoid sleeping against the window – even or in shorts.
He said, “Don’t fall asleep and don’t lean your head against the window.
“You are not the only one who has done this and you have no idea how many people or children have wiped their hands or other things all over the window. “
This brings him to his advice not to wear shorts and he gives the kind of advice that once you’ve heard you will probably never forget.
“Don’t wear or try not to wear shorts when you’re on a plane,” he continued.
“It’s the same as the window – you never know how clean it will be, so if you have pants on you will have fewer germs. “
That’s pretty good advice, and it’s easy to see why wearing pants is a smarter option.
Tommy’s other top flyer tips include how to avoid germs in the bathroom, how to stay hydrated, and what to do if you’re feeling sick.
“Never touch the flush button with your bare hands. It’s honestly just super unsanitary and pretty gross, so when you flush the toilet, use a towel or handkerchief that’s in the toilet, ”he says.
“Remember to drink water. Stay hydrated. You want to have around 16 ounces for each flight you take, so keep that in mind.
It also encourages passengers to attract the attention of cabin crew when necessary.
“Don’t be afraid to let a flight attendant know if you feel sick. So if you need food, water, or an air sickness bag, please let us know. “
Responses to his viral video include several wanting to know why the planes he works on are apparently so dirty, and asking why they aren’t sanitized between flights.
Others point out that they deliberately do not drink water to avoid using the toilet during a flight.