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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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The Adventure…

Fires scorch Malibu and beyond as the embers of loss layer the sky in an eerie burnt orange glow.  What a heavy week this was for Southern California. Not always do we fly effortlessly and freely above

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The One Guarantee as a Flight Attendant

What consistently happens in my job is CHANGE and LOTS of it. I plan my trips, the catering, and what I pack based on one scenario— redeye departure, one passenger, reposition, back on Wednesday— only

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Adventure vs. Security: Can you have both as a flight attendant?

Human nature is funny. It’s as if we equally crave both adventure and security. If we have too much stability, routine, and predictability, we become bored. If there is too much unknown, uncertainty,

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Why Being a Flight Attendant is like Finding Your Soulmate

Bingo, I thought as the question casually rolled off the lead pilot’s tongue. “So, are you looking for a full-time job?” Whether I wanted a full-time position with more security and

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No Silver Lining: Suicide, Depression, & Mental Illness in ‘Flight Attendant Life’

In awareness of National Suicide Prevention Day and all of the flight attendants who are ‘not always ok,’ let’s be real, let’s be honest, and let’s support each other. If you need help

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Introducing CortiZEN: Supporting a Healthy Flight Attendant Lifestyle

Being a flight attendant invites many questions; one of those being, “What do you hate/love most about ‘Flight Attendant Life?” My answer is simple. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the story discovered within this

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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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That Curious Thing Called ‘Flight Attendant Life’

  There is so much that I can’t really tell you about my job anymore and sometimes, what I can tell you is hard to explain. There are no schedules, I have no benefits— health or flight— and

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Is there such a thing as ‘too much’ flying?

I curl up in my bed at my parent’s farmhouse and wrap my arms tightly around my body; ducking my head between my shoulders as if shielding an incoming attack. “Going back to bed?” my dad asks in

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