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Flight Attendant To Pilot

I’m a flight attendant getting my pilot’s license. How that happened, how it’s going, and why I want to fly.

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The Backup Plan

Doesn’t every crew member constantly contemplate ‘The Backup Plan’— what they might do (or will do) once they are no longer a flight attendant?

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“The Résumé:” How flight attendants can impress a hiring manager in less than six seconds

As a corporate flight attendant, the resume is the prospective employer’s first impression of you, and it’s your strongest promotional tool prior to meeting the client.

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So, you think you want to be a pilot?

It feels trendy— flight attendants becoming pilots. It is also an intelligent decision at the moment as private jet companies and airlines struggle to find experienced professionals to match the growing

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Well, I guess I always wanted to live abroad…

Finding balance when “Flight Attendant Life” is completely defined by foreign countries and flying.

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“The Fit:” How-To Land The Best Flight Attendant Jobs

Perfect resume and the experience to back, but you still are not getting the job? Guest post on that elusive and essential ‘Flight Attendant Fit.’

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Out of My League: A Tribute to Pilots

There are the pilot jokes between cabin crew. We laugh at their style, bemoan the creepers, and eye roll the stereotypes of the profession. Pilots make a great dart board to take aim at and often they

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Pros and Cons of Being A Corporate Flight Attendant

The dream of being a flight attendant may have appeared suddenly, developed out of desperation (like it did for me), or has existed in your mind for as long as your memory can remember. But, do you actually

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Making The Decision To Fly

Recently, I’ve come to understand something I didn’t really, completely “get” before. It’s this realization that it’s really hard to “become a flight attendant,” but not for the reasons

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Available & Unstoppable: Bringing Your Best Self To Your “Next Thing”

Every interview I’ve had this past year, no matter what the job description or where the company is located, has asked one specific question. It’s a question that demands a specific answer, and although

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