: intense fear or dislike of flying : aerophobia
Relatively few of the estimated 25 million Americans who suffer from aviophobia avoid flying altogether.—Travel and Leisure
or less commonly aviaphobe
plural aviophobes also aviaphobes or aviophobics or aviaphobics
Who doesn't love the feeling you get when you're high in the air on a plane, heading for somewhere—anywhere—different? Well, aviophobes for one, who find nothing but fear in the friendly skies.
or less commonly aviaphobic
I'd come straight from an American Airlines flight during which an aviophobic widow had wadded various handfuls of my blouse and jacket into her fists the entire trip.
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