Thousands of us board the huge metal cylinders that transport us across the world while we're sat close to hundreds of strangers, and if you thought flying itself was a weird enough concept, you won't believe half the things that go on during your flight.
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We've picked some of the strangest things that you probably didn't know about flying, including why they really dim the lights during take-off and landing, and where you'll find the dirtiest spot on a plane (clue: it's not even the toilet).
Some of these will shock you while the other facts will answer the things you've always wondered, such as what happens if a plane is struck by lightning, why there is an ashtray in the plane toilet and why some airlines skip certain seat row numbers.
Take a look at these bizarre air travel facts and discover the most unusual things that go on during your flight.