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Without our phones, we panic

Whether it’s passing time as you wait for public transport or the quick, last-minute scan of your social feeds before bed, one thing is for sure: our smartphones have become the modern-day security blanket. The thought of being out of service? It evokes a sense of fear. 

Nomophobia in Action 

Hopping on a plane for a long-haul flight tends to cause so much nomophobia amongst the general population that airlines including Aer Lingus, Delta, Emirates, Norwegian, and Virgin Atlantic, to name a few, now provide passengers with in-flight Wi-Fi access. The moral of the story? Reliable Wi-Fi and phone reception are always a good idea!

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