Travelling for extended periods of time, often with long layovers in between flights, small seats, and poor quality food: flying is rarely a pleasurable activity and as such, it often brings out the worst in people. Crying babies and people taking their shoes off only to proudly display them on your armrest are things most of us have had to deal with once or twice. For some, however, these are an everyday occurrence – yes, we’re talking about your flight crew. Take a look at some of the most annoying things passengers do while on board: ...continue reading "Stop doing this now: habits your flight attendant desperately wants you to give up"
Working as a flight attendant almost always comes with a sense of glamor and luxury. People see their flight crews as some sort of celebrities that get to travel around the world and look stunning on a daily basis while also getting paid for it.
As most things, however, the reality doesn’t exactly match the expectations. Even for those lucky enough to be working business or first class and spending New Year’s Eve in Rio, the job might be challenging and often far from glamorous. We’ve put together some real-life stories from flight attendants to bust some of the most common myths and misconceptions: ...continue reading "Flight attendants: myths and misconceptions"
Flights attendants are always impossibly polite and courteous but, behind their kind exterior, they’re humans just like the rest of us. The airline industry forbids flight attendants from sharing certain information with their passengers but some of these things can actually be of service to fliers.
We’ve put together a list of some of the most common thoughts that’ll pop into your flight attendant’s head. ...continue reading "Things your flight attendant would love to share with you"