Let’s face it: the words healthy, holidays, and airplanes don’t seem to belong in the same sentence. With flu season ramping up, and cough and colds infiltrating society, there are a number of better places to “Ho-Ho-Ho” than in a cramped up tube at 36,000 feet for a few hours.

So, how can you get on a plane healthy, and not arrive at your destination coated with germs?

Tough to do considering a few facts about how germs travel during holidays, as well as other times of the year.