Category Archives for Cabin Crew

Planes & Poetry

By J. Wilson Smeared lipstick & spray tan on bedsheets. Secrets kept in hotel rooms in the cobwebbed cities we fly into. But you’re an LA & I’m more of a Denver A Pinterest to

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What It Feels Like To Commute 6 Hours To Work

It’s Saturday night, and I’m at LAX. Naturally, flight attendants are supposed to be at airports; that’s what they do. They go to airports

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Why We Do What We Do

Last Thursday, I was in Dallas, Texas. After we arrived at the hotel, we had less than 24 hours before I would fly back to London. A short layover compared to some other destinations. Sometimes, we get

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“Life After Cabin Crew:” Interview With Former Flight Attendant & Shoe Designer Louise Matson

Editor’s Note: A few months ago, Louise— a shoe designer and former cabin crew (for 17 years) contacted me, which has since resulted in a wonderful correspondence

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The Unexpected Ways My Life Changed Since Flying International

It’s been almost two years since I left my first airline; a domestic, budget carrier that operated turn flights on single-aisle aircrafts. As soon as I went to International—with the fancy uniform

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Cabin Crew Perspective: What I would tell my 20 year old self

By Marco K During my one hour commute towards one of the biggest airports in Europe, I was browsing through the news. The header attracted my attention. ‘What would I tell my 20-year-old self,’ stated

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#thisisMYflightattendantlife: Join The Adventure

I was in London. I had just got back to my hotel room after having a couple of coffees in the lounge with the pilots. (They were drinking beers, but since I’m not drinking until July, I simply supported

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Going The Distance: Two Perspectives On Loving And Dating A Flight Attendant

Featured Image is by Melanie Robin Photographie  Months ago, I asked one of my dearest friends—Katy, who is a colleague of mine— and her boyfriend Frantz to write about their long distance relationship

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I’m A Flight Attendant ‘Living The Dream:’ This Is What It Looks Like (Really)

 Monday 2030 EST: It’s check-in. I’m working “a turn” to OSL. A turn is a two-day trip at my company. It’s somewhat of a joke between

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When Your Dream Airline Turns Into A Nightmare

This blog is dedicated to Grace & Keri. You once stood at the boarding door, greeting passengers with this genuine smile, communicating a presence and energy

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