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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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Holiday Schedule

Do you ‘Fly for your sanity’ or is Flight Attendant Life something else entirely?

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The Hustle Sold Separately

“The dream is free. The hustle is sold separately.” —Tyrese Gibson Becoming a corporate flight attendant taught me a lot about myself. I’ve learned that I’m tougher than I imagined,

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Aviation Does NOT Ruin Relationships

The heartbreaking message glared harshly in all it’s heaviness, heartache, and uncertainty. Sent from somewhere on the other side of the world, I sensed the stranger’s desperation. I inhaled

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Living single as a flight attendant and [finally] loving it

I saunter up to the host at one of the restaurants at this beachside, all-inclusive resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. My bright green teal skirt is offset by the dark leather purse hanging loosely over

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Just a reminder: “You DO love your flight attendant job”

It’s over ten years in— or maybe it’s your first year— but either way, every bright and shiny element of flight attendant life is faded; dull and tarnished by your jetlag, the worst of travelers

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Staying sane when a ‘flight attendant schedule’ means NO schedule

It was 6am, in whatever mid-western city I happened to wake up in that morning. My phone brightly blinked awake as an incoming text vibrated an announcement. “Do you have an India Visa?” The words

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5 significant differences between a corporate and commercial flight attendant job

Many don’t even know that corporate flight attendants exist— let alone understand what these gypsy jet-setters actually must do at work. A little more recognized is the job and lifestyle of a commercial

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Don’t Get Attached

“Hey, Alex! It’s Karalee…or Kara.” I pause for a second before continuing my ‘cold-call.’ “I’m on your trip tomorrow…” I transform my statement into a question by the slight intonation

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Dream Job: [Insert ‘Flight Attendant Life’ Here]

Currently, I find myself sitting at a beach bar— in a place where white sand meets turquoise waters. People flock to this Spanish town; enveloped by the Mediterranean Sea on one side and the Atlantic

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