Recently, I wrote about the benefits of working for a small airline. I have been very grateful for my flying experience, but it is all that I know. I wanted to learn about what the opposite is like, and I thought it would be appropriate to share the counter perspective with readers.
My friend Bri, who is an absolute sweetheart, flys for a large, mainline carrier, and writes Journeys From A Jumpseat, a blog about her flying life, graciously agreed to share her perspective. So, whether you have always wanted to be a flight attendant, are simply curious about the job, or really don’t care, I hope you can learn something new.
Flying is a good life, but also a tough life.
Be sure to check out my eBook titled, ‘How-To Land A Job As A Flight Attendant,’ for those that are want to know about the application process, and how to begin your flying career. AND, please follow Bri’s Blog!!!
Benefits of Flying for a Large Airline
By: Brianna B.
When Kara asked me to write the counterpart to her ‘Benefits of Working for a Small Airline’ post, I was ecstatic. I immediately started thinking of all the incredible things about my airline and being a flight attendant. But, many of those things can be achieved whether or not you’re working for a small or large airline. I have talked with flight attendants who have gone from a mainline carrier to regional and are happier that way. I have also spoken to regional flight attendants who would love to go mainline. The job is the same, but the experience can be very different. When pursuing a career as a flight attendant, I was open to both regional and mainline carriers. My ultimate goal was to fly for the airline that I currently work for, but I would have been happy with any carrier. Looking back, I’m grateful I ended up getting to work for a large airline. Here are some of the reasons why…
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