The dawn of cinema happened just about the same time man first took flight, so it’s no doubt airplanes and aviators have been a frequent theme throughout film history. Despite the case, movies, books and television series toils best when we, flight attendants can recount to them. When we can see ourselves on screen or reflect back to a similar experience, it’s nearly as if the director is telling our life story.
When I was planning to join a major airline as a cabin crew 4 years back, I had certain ‘conceptions’ about what my life is going to be like. The conceptions & expectations were largely affected by media’s portrayal & society’s perceptions. Of course I knew all of them will not hold true, but six months down the lane it hit me how wide the discrepancies between the expectations I had v/s the reality were. Don’t take me wrong, I still love my job. But, wish had come better prepared.
Exhaustion, delirium and insomnia – we’ve all struggled with jet-lag after enduring a long-haul flight.For flight attendants, this is a regular occurrence. It is not easy for us to get into a routine when traveling and when your career requires more time in transit than anything else, it’s even more challenging.
But not impossible! Here are my top tips as to how flight attendants should maintain sleep cycle and beat jetlag.
Southwest Airlines, which once encouraged us to fly its “friendly skies,” is now in jeopardy because of the latest passenger incident, which again has gone viral on the social media.
Cabin Crew have winning smiles, perfect hair and the patience of a saint. They have to deal with all sorts of passengers, from inconsiderate parents to saucy holidaymakers trying to join the mile high club. We’ve read enough about what cabin crew really wish passengers to do. Have you ever wondered what passengers would love from cabin crew ? We’ve gone out of our way to find out what that is.