Category Archives for Aviation Career

A Flight Attendant’s Schedule

“What are your days off?” “Sunday, Monday, Tuesday.” “Well, let’s get together Monday then?” “Oh, I work Monday.” “I thought you said you were

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The Savvy Air Traveler

Whether you travel often on airplanes, or not so much, you may have picked up on the way air travel works:  Airport parking chaos, Check-in, TSA, waiting, boarding, seats, luggage, electronic devices,

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Fear of Flying

I have a confession. A fear, actually. A number of them to be exact. No, I don’t have a fear of flying in the most common sense of the term, the fear that affects about 40 percent of the worlds’

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Why Be A Flight Attendant

I knew this job was never for me.  3am, Christmas morning, riding a shuttle to terminal four at LAX. Brain foggy, security lines, harsh terminal lighting, nothing

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Plane Funny (and not so funny) Moments

It’s funny what people think being a flight attendant is like, and what it is actually like.  I’ve learned that the baggage flight attendant carries with it ranges from thoughts of our “glamorous

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Passengers And Their Electronic Devices

For the last two weeks, I have been living sans cell phone, and not because I’ve given up cell phones for lent.  It’s more that my phone has given up on me.  Recently, my relationship

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Extra Airline Fees And How To Avoid Them

Typically, the flight attendants gossip in the forward galley, between the drink/snack service, an extra that, if passengers want a beverage or bite to eat, they must pay for during the flight. “We

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The Crew Meal: Eating Healthy In The Air

It was the final day of my four day trip.  I was excited to be almost done.  Due to some major flight delays, my schedule did not go as planned, and I spent four hours sitting, with my crew, at a very

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5 Ways To Irritate A Flight Attendant

Here are five sure-ways to annoy flight attendants.  Try any one of these on your next flight, or to be truly unforgettable, try all five.  You will easily make a flight attendant’s personal

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A Flight Attendant’s Workday: The Predictably Unpredictable Life Of A Cabin Crew Member

Whenever I think I’ve seen it all, I’m surprised by the “OMG! That’s never happened before” moments.  I shouldn’t be so surprised,

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