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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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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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Galley Gossip, Mean Girl Moments, And Drama Mamas

So many personalities, backgrounds, and ideas brought together creates an environment where drama can brew, and in the flight attendant world, it often does.  It sometimes reminds me of grade school.

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An Act Of Vulnerability

Right now, I’m on another airplane.  It’s always one airport to the next.  I don’t necessarily mind, as I’m truly beginning to embrace that it is simply a fact that I don’t

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Benefits of Flying For A Small Airline

I receive emails every once in awhile from someone inquiring which airlines are better to work for.  That really depends on what you are wanting out of your flying experience.  Anywhere that you work

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Up, Up, & Away: Saying Goodbye To Hawaii Life

Today, I got back to Hawaii, finally, bringing an end t0 my stint as a Honolulu based flight attendant.  I say finally because we were a day late…weather this time (it’s always something).

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I Almost Peed My Pants

Doubled over, tears forming in my eyes, I had lost all control.  It was seconds until I knew I would pee my pants…well, skirt to be exact.  I don’t know what going to work is like for you,

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A Flight Attendant’s Salary

Some people have been wondering if I ever work, and the answer to that is, yes, sometimes.  When it is absolutely necessary:) I kid. My sources tell me that no one thinks I actually work!  I thought

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A Flight Attendant’s Workday: The Predictably Unpredictable Life Of A Cabin Crew Member

Whenever I think I’ve seen it all, I’m surprised by the “OMG! That’s never happened before” moments.  I shouldn’t be so surprised,

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