Posts tagged "aviation"

Don’t Marry Old Captains

if you find yourself with a man who wears his anger like a bruise left long ago by his stepfather’s fist and his first wife’s infidelities I suggest you take every loving piece of you that wants to help him heal and run don’t walk Every fragment of your being will pay the price for […]

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I Like It Here.

A contented smirk subtly spreads across my sunburnt skin as I move my board and kite bag from my bed to the corner of the room. The jostle jolts some sand that snuck inside, creating mini sand castles on the hippy looking blanket that covers the twin sized bed. I’m supposed to be creating castles […]

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Dear New Hire: A Letter To A New Flight Attendant

I’m sorry I haven’t written in so long, everyone! I have been coasting through mainline life and trying to stay under the radar while working my booty off! I hope you enjoy.— Meghan   Not many people are aware that I’ve always been New York City based and are even less aware that I’ve been […]

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The Boeing 787-8: A Flight Attendant Takes You On An Inside Tour Of The Dreamliner

The Boeing 787-8 is my office, but more than that, it sometimes feels like my home. As an International Long-Haul Crew Member, I spend more hours in an airplane than outside of; so being on an aircraft that is newly built and quite well designed is appreciated. It makes work life better and easier. The […]

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When Your Dream Airline Turns Into A Nightmare

This blog is dedicated to Grace & Keri. You once stood at the boarding door, greeting passengers with this genuine smile, communicating a presence and energy that permeated the aircraft, undeniably stating, “I love my job. I love being here. This flight attendant life is the best life ever.” Then you landed a job with […]

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A Flight Attendant’s Facebook Updates That Will Make You Question Humanity

  People constantly ask me, “What’s the craziest thing that has ever happened on the plane?” I always shrug and say, “I dunno.” For the most part and to be quite honest, my airplane days are mostly uneventful and in the moments that they aren’t, it just seems normal. But for some stews, life is […]

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“I Do This Because…” 9 Reasons Why Flight Attendants Must Fly

Ask a flight attendant why she flys… Ask a cabin crew why he packs his suitcase for the millionth time… Ask a recovering FA why she wants to return to the job she left ten years before… Ask, and you will find out so much.  Why would any sane person put up with airports, aircraft […]

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Seven Things You Leave Behind When You Become A Flight Attendant

You gain so much when you enter this industry. Flight benefits, allowing you to fly all over the country, the continent and the world. The ability to stand in front of dozens or even hundreds of people and tell them how to be safe. Confidence in yourself and the knowledge that you could help save lives […]

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Long Distance Relationships & FaceTime Break-ups

You’re right there, but I can’t touch you.  I see your face, and I hear your words, but you are not in my room, or my home, or even pulling one of my suitcases for me.   You speak slowly, not because you don’t know what to say, but because a screen is slow to […]

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