Category Archives for Aviation Travel

Drop The Act, Ditch The Costume, And Make This Your Best Year Yet

I’ve been reading and re-reading all these books recently. It’s a good thing— not motivated by a New Year’s resolution though, but triggered because I need to occupy my mind. I need

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The Holiday Rush: What Working As A Flight Attendant On Christmas is Really Like

I can hear three different Holiday songs, seemingly competing for loudness. And obnoxiousness. There are people and presents and insanely large suitcases that keep bumping into me. The normal hum of the

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#theFAlifeCELEBRATES: There’s No Place Like A Good Layover For The Holidays

So you got your December roster and you’re working every single holiday this month. Everyone else is making plans to go home for the holidays, and you’re stuck working. What to do? You’re

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The Transforming Power Of Gratitude

“You, stop it!” he said sternly while cupping my face between his hands. Tears teased the corners of my eyes, taunting his blue to challenge the sadness

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How That Works

I have this best friend. She isn’t a flight attendant. She’s a creative; an inspiration. She makes me think about life differently, often in the moments

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Why You Should Be Kind To Your Flight Attendant

There she is. Look past the glamorous Asiana crew strolling through SFO, past the striking jetBlue pilots with their shiny smiles and stripes, beyond the high heels and wings, the rollaboards, the lipstick,

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What Home Is | What Home Isn’t

  In this generation, many travel frequently for work, or exist in the realm of “freelancing”—not being tied to a location. Subsequently, due to the nature of the economy and our desires

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Why Working For A Regional Airline Will Be The Best Time of Your Life

  The van door slams shut and we are ready to go to the airport. Well, “ready” is a relative term. It’s 4:45am in Sitka, Alaska, and barely light even in the late-summer season.

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Heroes Of The Sky: A Flight Attendant’s Thoughts On 9/11

Today started off as a normal day. I edited several articles, and answered a reader’s e-mail about what airports are the best to work out of. I texted a friend about plans for a long layover in

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The Flight Attendant Life Blogger Awards: Best Flight Attendant Blogs

I never read flight attendant blogs before starting my own. I just don’t read blogs regularly or if I do, it’s a special occasion (like scoping out the competition or something important like that).

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