The Real Reason You Should Never Get Ice on an Airplane
Studies have shown that ice on airplanes are loaded with harmful bacteria. You don’t always get the best food and drink options while flying. What can you expect when you’re 30,000 feet above ground? If you’re lucky, you’ll get a bag of pretzels or cookies—and a beverage. But whatever you do, be sure to order your drink without ice. Why? Studies have shown that containers full of ice in airplane beverage carts—including hotels, restaurants, and fast food joints—can be loaded with bacteria. Here are more reasons you want to skip the ice and play it safe on your next trip.