Research Says This Is The Best Seat To Avoid Getting The Flu On A Plane

New research suggests that sitting in the window seat can lower your chances of contracting the flu on a plane.

A study released this week from Emory University reveals that that people sitting in the window seat got up during their flight 43 percent of the time, compared with 62 percent for middle seat passengers and 80 percent of aisle seaters.

Besides making it more inconvenient for you to move around and touch potentially contaminated surfaces on a plane, you’ll also avoid being brushed and breathed on by row-mates looking to get up and use the bathroom.

This isn’t the only way to stay germ-free on a plane. Here’s another way to ward off the flu during a flight that you’ve probably never thought of.