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Flight Attendant Warns Travelers To Flush Their Drugs Before Landing

AP | By ROD McGUIRK | Posted 07.30.2014 | Weird News

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying...

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 ...

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?

Fall Is The Best Season For Winery Visits

Tracy Christoph | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

Each wine region offers its own unique charms, beautiful scenery and delicious varieties of wine. Though I do have favorite Virginia vineyards near my hometown, I love traveling to Napa and Sonoma in California's wine country, and to Washington state as well. What could be better?

Who Is Sexy Now? New Book Traces Evolution of Stewardesses

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Christine Negroni

I recommend Skygirlsto anyone who believes that aviation was romantic, or who agrees with me that it always will be.

Flight Attendant On Weirdest, Craziest Passengers

Heather Poole | Posted 05.06.2012 | Books
Heather Poole

When people ask me about the craziest things I've seen as a flight attendant (which usually happens the minute they find out what I do for a living), I'll usually share stories about passengers who get naked or attempt to open the emergency doors in flight.

Astoria Characters: The Aloha Lovers

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.20.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Suzi, who looks like a runway model, was born in Hawaii right before it became a state in 1960; Jeff was raised in Kansas City, Mo. It was fate that brought them together and sent them to New York City.

Women Kicked Off AirTranFlight Blame Ornery Flight Attendant

Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Three New York-bound women were kicked off their AirTran flight Monday, and they say a disagreeable flight attendant is to blame. Marilyn Miller, C...

Flight Attendant's Stolen Money Flushed Down The Toilet

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

BOSTON -- Massachusetts State Police say they have arrested a man returning from a vacation in Iceland after he allegedly stole $300 from a flight att...

Southwest Rant -- Holding Pilots to a Higher Standard

Christine Negroni | Posted 08.24.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

What's behind this a state of horrified outrage over the presumed-to-be-private conversation between two men piloting a flight from Austin to San Diego?

I'll Have the Can, Hold the Cups

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Tell the flight attendants you want just the can, no napkin, next time you need a shot of carbonated caffeine while in the air. Why use so many plastic cups, and what happens to them when the plane lands?

The Weekly Pulse: Michael Pollan's Rules for Thanksgiving, Plus Whole Foods' Healthcare Lies

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Consortium! This week, we aren't stopping The Audit, The Pulse, The Diaspora, or The Mulch, but we ar...

Five Parties Guilty of Creating JetBlue Flight Attendant Steven Slater

Tom Johansmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tom Johansmeyer

At the end of the day, we're all responsible for our own actions, and Slater's the one who grabbed some beer and jumped. Let's be realistic.

Jet Blue Flight Attendant Wants To Return To Air

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — The renegade flight attendant who cursed out a passenger and emergency-chuted to folk-hero status thanked the world for its support a...