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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
“You do realize that— as long as you work for this company— any relationship you choose to be in will be long distance, right? Or, at least, the relationship
Faster. Farther away. Run. Fly. Go.
I push my foot down on the accelerator and drive off. I push my car up to the speed limit and then just over the limit, daring
Often— as a collective group— flight attendants don’t speak well of cockpit crew and often, this is for good reason. I’ve trusted the wrong types; the ones who have a character less than
What does Christmas as a Flight Attendant look like for me?
Honestly, not much has changed. I grew up in a single parent house hold for the majority of my childhood, so Christmas was always a little
I can hear three different Holiday songs, seemingly competing for loudness. And obnoxiousness. There are people and presents and insanely large suitcases that keep bumping into me. The normal hum of the
That moment when everything is hilarious and confusing.
I was supposed to be in Salt Lake City tonight. No, wait. Maybe Boise? But instead I’m in Los Angeles going to work in a different base, working
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.
I remember being dizzy with exhaustion. I remember feeling so disconnected— more tired than usual after working a ten hour flight—but, I had agreed to go with this pilot to his boat that was a few
The day started off pretty normal.
I had picked up an easy day trip, or a local as we call them. I would show up at the airport at 10:30am, fly a quick roundtrip from Seattle to Ketchikan, Alaska and back,
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