Our expert says:
It is a tricky age as she may not understand what is going on. Explain before hand that she is flying.
Show her a plane in the air and who she is going to see and stay with at the destination. Pack her own little back pack with a few of her favourite things and books with a few surprises as well..
Meal time is usually a pleasent distraction. Don't have anyone order tea or coffe in your row of seats to prevent chance of burns.
If she has a problem with past ear infections a dose of ponstan prior to flight may negate ear pain on landing. No fizzy drinks as gas expands in the air.
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