You know that safety video or demo you're shown before every flight? It's about three minutes long, sometimes silly, but still, you don't really need to pay attention, right? Not like it really matters, right? Uh, wrong. That's why you're getting a safety talk right now. - Your seatbelt should be common knowledge at this … Continue reading A PSA from Your Flight Attendant
Due to a technical issue with our plane yesterday, my final evaluation (called a line check) flight from Madrid to Stockholm and back was delayed by about three hours. I spent most of that time fidgeting and worrying about everything I could possibly mess up or forget. Of course I really didn't need to worry. … Continue reading It’s Official!
I'm doing my last bit of training before I can actually call myself a Cabin Crew member: the line training. This is where we actually go on the planes we'll be working on and follow our future coworkers around while the line trainer berrates you with questions. For me and the rest of the crew … Continue reading When Your Travel Plans Don’t Travel with You
I’ve recently mentioned that I traded in my security badge for flight attendant wings. And I also mentioned that my background in criminology from college and security work gave me a leg up in my training. Not to say that other jobs are less easy to transition from, including those who have more travel and … Continue reading How Security Helped Me Become a Flight Attendant