Dry facts


  • The taste in the mouth changes
  • The viscosity of saliva changes
  • The mucous membranes swell
  • The volatility of odor molecules decrease
  • The nasal cavity dries quickly
  • The ability to vaporize in the nose decreases

Have you ever arrived after a long flight feeling tired, head-achy, and with a sore throat and congested nose? 

Have you ever had a slight touch of grogginess, dry eyes, and dry skin?

Humidity is too low in the crew rest compartment and it makes rest less efficient. 

Dehydration is a degenerative process and the recovery phase lasts long after a flight. Exposure to dry air also weakens the immune system.