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Finding Your Balance

  You had plans. …and then you got stuck in Oakland. In Oslo. In Omaha, Nebraska. Weather. Aircraft swap. Maintenance. Flow. Crew rest. Staffing insufficiencies. Reflowed. Repositioned. Everything

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Cabin Crew Christmas Traditions: Talia’s Story

  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

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The Holiday Rush: What Working As A Flight Attendant On Christmas is Really Like

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

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That Moment When…

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

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#theFAlifeCELEBRATES: There’s No Place Like A Good Layover For The Holidays

So you got your December roster and you’re working every single holiday this month. Everyone else is making plans to go home for the holidays, and you’re stuck working. What to do? You’re

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Summer In The Skies: How Cabin Crew Make Work A Vacation

I’m sitting in a warm, darkened aircraft, fanning myself with a passenger safety card. The lights are off, the power shut down. A few rows back, my co-flight attendant props her feet up and enjoys

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Livin’ Large in Las Vegas

  I wasn’t planning on ever going to Las Vegas for fun. For work, I often fly in and out of McCarran Airport. On Fridays, I drop off loads of tipsy

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Living Healthy

Six days and I didn’t see an airport or step foot on an airplane.  I stayed in the same place every night.  I woke up every morning to the sound of Dad throwing an assortment of fresh veggies

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Croatia: Your Next Summer Vacation

Croatia is one of my absolute most favorite places.  The European country waves to Italy from across The Adriatic, and although still somewhat unthought of in comparison to the popularity of Its Italian

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How To Pick A Vacation Destination

Some of you that follow the travel jaunts of The Flight Attendant Life may see no rhyme or reason to the places that I choose to visit, or the order that I choose to visit them.  Vietnam as my first

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