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easyJet Fearless Flying Course Review

I have had a few interesting flights over the years but two in particular have stuck in my mind, resulting in a fear of flying (turbulence). It has had a counterproductive impact on my life, especially my career. When I heard about the latest new easyJet Fearless Flying Course dates for summer 2024, I had to grab the opportunity with both hands and get back to what I know and love most - traveling! Here is what you can expect, learn, and more on the easyJet Fearless Flying Course.

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A320 easyJet ©easyJet

easyJet Fearless Flying Course Review

About The easyJet Fearless Flying Course

For over a decade, the course has helped over 12,000 phobics take to the skies after successfully completing the Fearless Flyer course, with the programme achieving over 95% success rate and it continues to be one of the best-priced aerophobia courses in the UK, starting at just £89 per person with the summer schedule providing options across the UK from April until the end of June.

easyJet's summer 2024 Fearless Flyer Experience Flights are taking place on the following dates across the UK:




Sunday 21st April 2024


Saturday 27th April 2024


Sunday 28th April 2024


Saturday 11th May 2024

London Gatwick

Saturday 18th May 2024


Saturday 8th June 2024

London Luton

Sunday 9th June 2024


Monday 17th June 2024


Saturday 23rd June 2024

What You Can Expect & Learn on The Easyjet Fearless Flying Course

easyJet’s Fearless Flyer course is divided into three main parts:

  • A virtual ground course, where an easyJet captain explains the unfamiliar sounds and sensations customers feel onboard an aircraft during take off, landing and during times of turbulence. In addition, Lawrence Leyton, a leading expert in the psychology of fear, teaches a unique set of mind techniques to help manage nerves.

  • A pre-flight one-hour ‘Meet the Team’ online Zoom session, where participants will be walked through the airport experience and what to expect. There will also be a participant Q&A session with the Fearless Flyer Team including an easyJet pilot, Lawrence Leyton and Course Director Mark Wein, who shares his tips and advice on how he overcame his own fear of flying many years ago.

  • And lastly, a special one-hour experience flight from the course airport, where customers put their new skills to the test whilst listening to a live commentary of the flight from the Fearless Flyer team.

About easyJet

easyJet is Europe’s leading airline offering a unique and winning combination of the best route network connecting Europe's primary airports with great value fares and friendly service.

easyJet flies on more of Europe’s most popular routes than any other airline and carried more than 82 million passengers in 2023 with more than 11.3 million travelling for business. The airline has over 300 aircraft flying on nearly 1000 routes to more than 155 airports across 35 countries. Over 300 million Europeans live within one hour's drive of an easyJet airport.

easyJet aims to be a good corporate citizen, employing people on local contracts in eight countries across Europe in full compliance with national laws and recognising their trade unions. The airline supports several local charities and has a corporate partnership with UNICEF which has raised nearly £17m for the most vulnerable children since it was established in 2012.

In 2022, easyJet published its roadmap to net zero by 2050. The roadmap, which also features a combination of fleet renewal, operational efficiencies, airspace modernisation, Sustainable Aviation Fuel, and carbon removal technology, has set an ambitious interim carbon emissions intensity reduction target of 35% by 2035 which is validated by the Science-based targets initiative (SBTi). The airline’s ultimate aim is to fully transition its fleet to zero carbon emission technology, which it will achieve through a number of strategic partnerships including with Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and GKN Aerospace Solutions. Since 2000, the airline has successfully reduced its carbon emissions per passenger, per kilometre by one-third.   

Innovation is in easyJet’s DNA – since launching nearly 30 years ago, easyJet changed the way people fly to the present day where the airline leads the industry in digital and operational innovations to make travel more easy and affordable for its passengers.

In 2023 easyJet was named by TIME as one of the World’s Best Companies and a Leader in Diversity 2024 by The Financial Times.

Fearless Flying Team
Michelle with Fearless Flying Team (Left: Mark Wein, easyJet’s Fearless Flyer Course Director Right: Captain Olaf Beket)

It was a mind-changing experience from the moment I watched the online course! All the questions that I had were answered. As the days went by leading up to the actual flight, I was more excited than nervous. The Fearless Flying Team was brilliant, filling me with confidence, coping strategies, and were really kind throughout the whole experience. I felt in safe hands and can't wait to get on my next flight.

If you are a fearful flyer, I hope you take the opportunity with both hands too. It really will change your life.

A limited number of spaces on the courses are now available at 

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