After I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, I was not sure how to survive flying on a plane again and I did not know where to find answers to my questions: What would happen to my joints after sitting for so long? What about the back pain? What would it be like to do all that walking? Could I bring my cane? Were there ways I could make it easier on my body? I am now a seasoned flyer with several tools to share to help once you get to the airport. If you would like tips about booking your flights and preparing for your trip, read here.