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Flying Never Gets Old For This 80-Years-Young Flight Attendant

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty

Next time you're on a plane, keep an eye out for the flight attendants. If you're lucky, you just might be on board with the enthusiastic Bette Nash. ...

The Sleep Mistake Flight Attendants Make When It Comes To Jet Lag

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Find yourself draggy for a week after a redeye? Just think of the flight attendants and pilots who do it all the time. Former Continental Airlines fli...

96-Year-Old Fulfills Lifelong Dream Of Becoming A Flight Attendant

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.31.2016 | Fifty

Growing up near Athens, Georgia in the 1930s, Clem Ferguson always dreamt of becoming a flight attendant. It took around 80 years, but she finally rea...

Flight Attendant Dropped 70 Pounds Of Cocaine And Ran, Cops Say

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.24.2016 | Crime

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A JetBlue flight attendant was to appear in federal court in New York on Thursday, six days after authorities say she dropped a b...

If Flight Attendants Were Brutally Honest, This Is What They'd Say

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel

Flight attendants keep all kinds of secrets, but what if they were honest to your face? This perfectly on-point Buzzfeed video imagines a not-so-impro...

Azealia Banks Is the Donald Trump of Rap

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Ms. Banks thinks that she is somehow advancing the cause for women of color and bisexual women, so I wanted to be as kind and respectful as possible. But it is difficult to maintain positive thoughts toward someone so mean-spirited.

Airline Grounds 130 Flight Attendants For Being Overweight

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.16.2015 | Travel

Air India said last week it will ground some 130 flight attendants for being overweight, as first reported by the Indian newspaper The Telegraph. Las...

The ONE Thing Flight Attendants Wish You'd Stop Doing

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel

If you think you're annoyed by your fellow airplane passengers, then just try being a flight attendant. We asked a group of flight attendants to eac...

To the Mom Whose Autistic Daughter Was Kicked Off Plane

Julie M Green | Posted 05.13.2016 | Impact
Julie M Green

You don't know me, but I've been thinking about you ever since I read about your family's experience on that United flight. I wish I had been sitting in the aisle across from you when you tried to explain to the crew about Juliette -- about how she needed to eat something hot because when she's hungry, she gets distressed.

Flight Attendant Breaks Into 'Uptown Funk' Dance Before Takeoff

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.11.2015 | Travel

This flight attendant is giving new meaning to the term “fly girl.” According to this viral YouTube video, the attendant started boogying down...

United Flight Attendants Fired for Security Concerns on Trans Pacific Flight

Christine Negroni | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel
Christine Negroni

How long does it take to undo years of effort to improve the way flight crews communicate and share safety-related concerns? About two and a half hours if we're talking about United.

The Worst Things To Tell A Flight Attendant, According To A Flight Attendant

Thrillist | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Flight attendants do for a living what many people dream of -- waking up every morning in a different city and mingling with a litany of characters. But not all characters are created equal.

We Rank Flight Attendant Uniforms From Worst to Sexiest

Thrillist | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Credit: Facebook User Southwest Airlines As air travel's evolved from the free-wheeling, chain-smoking, good time emporium at altitude that it once w...

The 11 Strangest Things People Ask From Flight Attendants

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.12.2014 | Travel

They've seen breast pumping and booger picking. They put up with travelers who perform yoga in the galley and change diapers on the tray table. Someti...

Flight Attendants Ask For Less Sexy Uniforms

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

Flight attendants from a Chinese union have asked Cathay Pacific for less revealing uniforms, saying the current outfit is contributing to high levels...

This Year, Conquer Your Fear (of Flying!)

Tracy Christoph | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

If you have flight anxiety, however severe, keep these tips in mind next time you travel. You have more control over your fears than you think, and once you manage them, flying will become a more enjoyable experience.

The Flight Attendant's Guide to Hotel Safety

Sara Keagle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Airline crews are away from home and family sometimes half the year or more. Staying safe on the road is a priority. Here are the tips I've learned along the way that may benefit you as a traveler as well!

How Technology Is Changing Commercial Flight

Erica Swallow | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology
Erica Swallow

And I can't imagine what it must have been like to be John Prince, a 12-year-old on an old rivet-covered plane, flying high above his Canadian homeland, listening to the flight attendant shout out directions, because there was no PA system.

LOOK: Asiana Flight Attendant's Heroic Rescue Of Passengers

Posted 07.12.2013 | Good News

The image of a flight attendant carrying people on her back away from Asiana Flight 214's smoldering remains are going viral, thanks to photos taken b...

America's Flight Attendants Celebrate the Crew of Asiana 214

Bobby Laurie | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

If one thing can be said for the flight attendant community, we always stand together. No matter the airline we work for, or the country we live in, we all realize that we do the same job, with the same ups and downs. When tragedy strikes, we're all there to support each other.

From a Flight Attendant's Point of View: Thoughts on Asiana Flight #214

Patricia Sund | Posted 07.11.2013 | Travel
Patricia Sund

There's a lot more to being a flight attendant than slinging orange juice. You just don't see it. If you saw what was covered in my manual, you'd freak. And there's only so much training you can get before you run into something that has never happened before.

5 Right and Wrong Ways to Get Your Flight Attendant's Attention

Bobby Laurie | Posted 07.06.2013 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

Your flight attendant is a very popular person! With fewer flights comes fuller planes and a smaller flight attendant to passenger ratio. In fact, the...

Is Being a Flight Attendant the Worst Job in 2013?

Bobby Laurie | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

Do your research before just applying to any airline. Each one of them has a different definition of how and what your seniority means and how it'll affect your life. Make the right choice for you.

7 Great Reasons To Be A Flight Attendant

Sara Keagle | Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Delta posted that they were hiring flight attendants and the applications started coming in two per minute! Why is a flight attendant career so desirable? Isn't it low pay and long hours away from home?

17 Things Your Flight Attendant Won't Tell You

George Hobica | Posted 02.27.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Ever wonder what your flight attendant really thinks of you? What they'd tell you if they had the nerve? Or weren't afraid of being fired? What deep, dark secrets would they reveal about their jobs?