Because hate is such a strong word…
We, your lovely flight attendants, won’t exactly hate you if you do the following, but we will find you a bit more annoying, a bit more obnoxious, and glare with utter disgust the moment you turn your eyes away. A�Oh yes, we know to keep the flight attendant smile sweetly pasted when all lights are on, and we are “on stage.”
If you have done any of the following twenty-three, you may have been despised by at least one flight attendant, at least once in your life.
THIS IS NOT OK…
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23 Ways To Make A Flight Attendant Hate Despise You
- Open the overhead bin during flight, and “forget” to close it. A�
- Ring the flight attendant call button and hand the flight attendant trash.
- Stand directly behind the flight attendant while he or she is serving food/beverages (C’mon…really?!?!).
- Do yoga stretches in the galley.
- Lay on the floor in the emergency exit row.
- Take a seat on the flight attendant jumpseat.
- Use the flight attendant jumpseat as your foot rest.
- Act like the airplane is a five star restaurant. A�(No, we don’t carry unlimited selection of chicken, and I don’t really care that you don’t like fish. A�And you knew you were vegetarian before I did!!!)
- Say you have no credit card to buy a soda. A�Five minutes later, ring the call button, order Vodka, and pay for it with that credit card that you don’t have (like you think I won’t notice. Idiot).
- Get mad at the flight attendant because you didn’t pack a pen and you can’t understand why he or she doesn’t give you theirs (notice the possession: A�THEIR pen).
- Act like a first class asshole when traveling barebones budget airline.
- Demand that the flight attendant carry YOUR bag for you.
- Hangout in the aisle when the flight attendants are doing service.
- Ignore the seatbelt sign.
- The flight attendant asks you, “Coffee, Tea, or Water?” A�Respond- “I’ll have orange juice.” A�(No. A�No you won’t).
- The flight attendant asks you, “Coffee, Tea, or Water?” A�Respond- “Yes!” A�(Fail.)
- Paint your nails during the flight.
- Don’t wear deodorant.
- Put your feet on the tray table.
- Change your baby’s diaper on the tray table.
- “Hey stewardess!”…(It’s ‘flight attendant’ or ‘cabin crew.’ A�Thanks).
- Travel with a hula-hoop.
- Legs in the aisle. A�Trip a flight attendant…you are more than despised!