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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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A Flight Attendant’s Facebook Updates That Will Make You Question Humanity

  People constantly ask me, “What’s the craziest thing that has ever happened on the plane?” I always shrug and say, “I dunno.”

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Dear John Doe: An Open Letter From Flight Attendants To The Significant Others We Left Behind

  A few days ago, TheFlightAttendant.com received a comment that pretty much broke our collective flight attendant heart. Read on, from “John Doe:”     This one sorta got

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The Best Laid Plans…

  “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men Gang aft agley…” “To A Mouse” by Robert Burns   Everything happens for a reason. This week went a little differently

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Dear New Flight Attendant- What You Don’t Know About Airplane Food

Dear New Flight Attendant, Congratulations and welcome to the best and worst thing of your life.  This job is filled with many highs and many lows, and with all of my baking background, I’m not

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Flight Attendant Training

I’m in flight attendant training for the second time.  This isn’t because I failed the first round, but because I quit my previous airline.  I can’t remember very many details from

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I Quit My Job

When I got my job as a flight attendant, I had nothing to lose.  I needed work.  I needed a radical change.  I needed a paycheck, a journey, an eyeopening experience.  I didn’t know at the time

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What You Don’t Know About The Flight Attendant Mom

My best friend Dorie has many roles.  She’s a flight attendant, friend, wife, creative designer, writer, traveler, and the list goes on.  She also happens to be a Mom.  A couple of days ago,

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The Crew Layover

Layovers- people outside of the airline industry have a curiosity, questioning what happens on these overnight trips.  Just as many seem to believe that being a flight attendant is glamorous, they’ve

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