Posts tagged "flight attendant"

Happy [With Or Without You]

The hurt reminiscent of a break-up claws deep within me; begging for an avenue of escape. Wordsa�� which I so often use to break sadness, clear confusion, or portray hope and happinessa��feel grossly beyond reach. I pray to write something, anything, that will classify the mistakes, clarify the moments, and quantify the meaning that he […]

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10 questions flight attendants get ALL the time (and why you should ask something else)

Well y’all, it has been a while! I don’t know if you all remember me but my name is Meghan, you may know me from my Instagram handle @flywithmeghan. I used to be a regular contributor to this site, but then life caught up with me, and I took a little time off from writing. […]

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“The Motions:” Because Nobody Loves ‘Mile 17’

a�?Awwwwa�� I dona��t like seeing you like this,a�? he said with concern in his voice. I pursed my lips and sighed. Just be happy. Find what you can be thankful for in this situation. Practice patience. I repeat this to myself daily. I chastise myself for complaining about my first world problems. I wonder whether […]

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“Life Envy:” How To Deal When Everyone Else’s Adventure Appears Better Than Your Own

I looked out over the sun glinting against the Pacifica�� the chill of February slipping beneath my light hoodie as I quietly contemplated his question. I can’t even remember the question now, but I remember my answer. “Honestly, It’s been really difficult…”A�The words faded quietly into a smirk and shake of my head.A�“Difficult in a […]

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Enroute: Reflecting On My First Month Working In Private Aviation

December 21st marked my one-month a�?Workaversarya�� as a Ground Attendant for a large private aviation company. Just as my job title hints; I am grounded. Although a former and experienced commercial cabin crew member, and legally qualified to work as a private flight attendant, I have a lot to learn in the field of corporate […]

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You Will Never Be The Same: Thoughts On Travel, Masada, & Israel

I often find it hard to comprehend how it is that I have had the chancea�� in a short few years of being a flight attendanta�� to see places, not just once, but multiple times. It took London and I about fifty introductions before I fell in love. Copenhagen, Denmark was a constant in my […]

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Fresh Orange Juice & Hot Tamales

I have 38 minutes to write a blog. 38 minutes to tell you about the last two weeks of my life; two weeks that feels more like two months. 38 minutes is not enough. If you didn’t know, it usually takes me three hours to write a decent blog, tag it with SEO, insert photos, […]

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Being “Grounded”

“There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.” a��Zig Ziglar   “Oka�� I don’t really know how to tell what type of Gulfstream is what…” My words trailed away slightly, hinting to myA�slight embarrassment that I didn’t know the names of the jets that surrounded me. The pilota�� who was my […]

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a�?The Angel in 22B:a�? The Life Changing Moments All Around Us

One thing that I can say from my experience as a flight attendant is that bad days do exist. Although most days are pretty awesomea�� just gallivanting around the globea�� the bad days do come and when they do, they can be extremely exhausting. Coming from someone who considers himself an extremely positive person, getting […]

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And It Sinks In…

“…I’m not going back to the cape, hat, and red leather gloves.” I closed my eyes; the Mercedes rocking my head side-to-side as the van sped the group onward to Tel Aviv. For some reason, I felt a tinge of sadness. Normally, when I went on trips for blogging or for fun, I would always […]

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