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Mother, Sex Object, Worker: The Transformation of the Female Flight Attendant

Lisa Wade | Posted 03.18.2014 | Women
Lisa Wade

In the '40s and '50s marketing presented the flight attendant as a mother or wife. Twenty years later, they sexualized their flight attendants in order to appeal to businessmen, who still made up a majority of their customers.

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.

Some Arab Women Find New Lives As Flight Attendants In The Gulf

nytimes.com | KATHERINE ZOEPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Marwa Abdel Aziz Fathi giggled self-consciously as she looked down at the new wing-shaped brooch on the left breast...