Many people complain that they have ear problems during fights. It's very normal to have ear problems during flight because of the pressure changes during flight. Generally, these changes don't cause a lasting trouble but in few cases who have persisting problems might land up with an ear trouble which is Airplane Ear.
At times during commuting you face longer journeys, flights are the worst long journey you could ever face (trains at least stops in between). How to be prepared for such long journeys? What to carry for entertainment?