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Jet Life: What you need to get a flight attendant job

This is Jet Life— Confessions of a flight attendant. Note: I wrote this months ago, but added some in at time of publishing. Hope you enjoy! I’m tired. In a good way. Crudité and cheese platters. Mint,

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The Depressing State Of Commercial Aviation: A Letter To Air Travelers And Flight Attendants

To Whom It May Concern: I regret to inform you that the state of commercial aviation has no likelihood of improving. As ticket prices lower, security lines

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Too Close: A Flight Attendant’s Thoughts On The Ft Lauderdale Airport Shooting

Please note: I was not there during the time of the incident, so these are simply my distant reactions. With Love, Kara My mind starts a sprint; ferociously running

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The Boeing 787-8: A Flight Attendant Takes You On An Inside Tour Of The Dreamliner

The Boeing 787-8 is my office, but more than that, it sometimes feels like my home. As an International Long-Haul Crew Member, I spend more hours in an airplane than outside of; so being on an aircraft

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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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What It’s Not

You signed up for this. You choose to go to work everyday. You greet and smile at passengers like you love your job, but inside you feel like your airline is

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Delays Happen: Dealing With Disappointments And Unexpected Inconveniences

I’m not gonna lie.  I’m a little disappointed right now.  I expected to land in Stockholm, arrive at the hotel, log-on to Wi-fi, and find a few things to

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My Codependent Relationship

Always with me, I cannot break away. My grip holds tight. I wonder who I am without, Because we are always, Together. I rarely go unaccompanied. And I am always going. Somewhere. I travel, Questioned

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Benefits Of Flying For A Large Airline

Recently, I wrote about the benefits of working for a small airline.  I have been very grateful for my flying experience, but it is all that I know.  I wanted to learn about what the opposite is like,

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“Stupid, Crazy, or Both?” When Airline Standby Gets The Best Of You

Stupid, crazy, or both? I’m describing those that choose to fly standby.  Yup.  Legitimately nuts.  I’m describing myself.  Traveling standby is how I travel so frequently, which is awesome.

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