Posts tagged "interviews"
The van door slams shut and we are ready to go to the airport. Well, “ready” is a relative term. It’s 4:45am in Sitka, Alaska, and barely light even in the late-summer season. The cold nips through a van full of polyester skirts and starchy pilot uniforms. We yawn into our paper cups of […]
Commitment. I think this might be one of the scariest and at the same time the most comforting words to a flight attendant. This is just one flight attendant’s opinion but if there is one thing I know its that when someone decides to commit to the cabin crew life they are inadvertently separating themselves […]
I always find myself going back to New York sooner than I want to. Currently, I am on a flight from Austin, Texas to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. As you may or may not know, I am not native to New York but I have called it my home and base for about […]
Click. “Your swap has been confirmed.” Wait… what? It was that… easy? I’ve been a flight attendant for over a year now but I’ve never had control of my own schedule: until now. Let me backtrack a little. I am currently transitioning from regional flying to mainline. And any tiny bit of schedule control is something […]
The sky is grey and the sun can’t figure out whether to show herself or not. The bus bumps along, me with it. We are weaving our way through a morning that, honestly, looks like any other morning. Except that I’m secretly grinning. No, actually, grinning for real. Today is my one […]
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 […]