Staying hydrated on a plane is important, which typically means staying away from alcohol and caffeine. While you might be tempted to fill your coffee cup as the flight attendant is walking around with the coffee pot, there are a few reasons you might want to reconsider. Here’s why you should avoid drinking coffee — or hot tea — on your next flight.
Water that is used for making coffee and tea on a plane comes from the tap. You might be wondering what the big deal is since it’s boiled anyway. Unfortunately, the conditions of where the water comes in from can be downright disgusting. Flight attendants don’t even know how long it’s been since the last time the water tanks were cleaned.