Remember the days when you wanted to take a pick ax to your ears to releave the presure caused by airplane take offs and landings. Leave the pick ax behind, its prohibited by the TSA anyway, and pack EarPlanes to help with the ear pressure. Relieve ear pressure and reduce noise for quiet comfort while traveling. Soft, hypo-allergenic and latex free silicone plugs have a noise reduction rating of 20 decibels. Exclusive CeramX™ filter regulates air pressure naturally to relieve ear discomfort, clogging and popping. Tested by US Navy pilots and flight attendant approved. Made in USA.