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I Am a Flight Attendant

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 63 People

    I am so sad for the crew members

    and passengers on the Air Asia flight that crashed into the Java sea.
    ChristinaHyena ChristinaHyena 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    On the Job Injury Is Not Cool

    Two years ago, I was injured while carrying out my duties as a flight attendant for a major commercial airline. Since then, I have been on medical leave, and my employer suspended my health benefits and flying priviledges. Thus, I have been struggling with ill health...
    justinboots justinboots 36-40 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Here is the thing. I want to become a flight

    attendant. I not only like to travel, but I LOVE helping people. It makes me feel better about myself, when I help someone with the simplest things. So when I was 8 I remember going on my first plan, and I got to talk to a Flight Attendant, and that's when I realized I want to...
    danalovely danalovely 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    Pursuing A Career

    I am interested in being a flight attendent. can anyone help me
    kcain kcain 22-25, F Apr 16, 2012

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    Hello People, my name is Ignacio,

    i'm 15, and i want to be a Flight Attendant, it's my dream, my local airline is LAN, so, i recreated a Boeing 767 cabin, and there is where i practice, I made the uniform for myself, so that's my story.
    femenias femenias 16-17, M Feb 21, 2014

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    Scared I Would Not Pass

    MY DREAM JOB WAS TO BECOME A FLIGHT ATTENDANT IM JUST SCARED TO GO FORWARD WITH MY DREAM
    amwp83 amwp83 46-50 Sep 16, 2011

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    Flying

    So I actually quite a couple months ago, but I really miss being a flight attendant. I worked for a regional company based in the Mid West and really enjoyed it! I had the usual freaks and creeps for passengers, but overall it was an experience I am extremely thankful for. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23, 2008

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    I'm Lovin' It

    For the first time in my life I actually have a job, career, that I'm thrilled with. I remember dreading work in the past. Now, I actually look forward to work. It's great.
    CLOUDSURFER CLOUDSURFER 31-35 Mar 24, 2009

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    Has Been

    I'm 24 and an Air Force reservist. I WAS a flight attendant for a regional airline at age 19 but...I moved...got married and couldn't make my flights. Now i'm single again with even MORE customer service experience, military background....i've applied to like 9 airlines and haven...
    Rdub2011 Rdub2011 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    Being A Flight Attendant Has Always Been A Dream...

    The time is finally right for me to be able to do this. Trouble is, I can't find any airlines in the U.S. that are hiring. Even when  I do, I;m not sure what the process is. Is there anything I need to go ahead and do now to ensure that I am a qualified applicant. I recently got...
    monicatidwell monicatidwell 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    I Love My Job

    I love working for the company that I fly for. I know I am one of the few that feel this way in this industry. But my job allows me so much freedom.  I  am in control of my schedule and I meet so many different people. The majority of the crew members I work with...
    monmom monmom 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 5, 2008

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    well yes I'm flighty, self absorbed in a non selfish way and forgetful when it comes to people. But honestly I'm tired of this attitude I have. like I can't commit at all.I get...
    flyyhigh21 flyyhigh21 18-21, F Mar 7

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    After the latest tragedy in the Swiss Alps, I am even more afraid of flying, so now I am just going to ride a land based mode of transportation, or just not go.
    Paula4730 Paula4730 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I work for a major airline and have developed friendships with a few pilots and a lot of flight attendants. Well, about 5 months ago I was working a flight and had just closed...
    J1D8L J1D8L 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I have a relationship with this guy, he is almost 24. It's a little complicated. He's jealous of everyone and everything. We have been literally 2 years sharing and everything but...
    EliCntr EliCntr 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I believe becoming a flight attendant is the easiest way to travel & that's what I'm going to do (:
    MsXXV MsXXV 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I feel like I haven't bought my ticket for the place I wanted to go, yet I board the wrong plane, while also never packing luggage. You don't know where you'll end up - landing...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Can we pretend that airplanes In the night sky are like shooting stars? I could really use a wish right now Wish right now Wish right now Can we pretend that airplanes In the night...
    MrsZacEfron MrsZacEfron 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    First Residents Never Left-I got an eery feeling right from the moment my 9 year old sister and 11 year old self dragged our suitcases noisily up three flights of stairs to reach...
    Menelek Menelek 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    A moment in time The man looked at his watch in irritation. His flight had been delayed; it seemed the story of his life. Looking at the large board listing flights and gates...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Mar 5

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    I kinda wanted to just share my life over the past year.. It's been very interesting and full of surprises.. On January 26th 2014 my boyfriend left to go to MEPs, I didn't get to...
    tropicherry tropicherry 22-25, F Mar 10

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    Dancing with the encountered air turbulence, my excited nerves were a prelude to intermittent blank stares into nothingness. But during the extremely long flight aboard a great...
    MusicIsShockAbsorber MusicIsShockAbsorber 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I have always been into science.. As a kid I would always tinker with stuff to see how things work… One day my family moved to a place in Georgia where I met a friend named...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M Mar 3

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    Cadair Idris “The Seat of Idris”. Idris was said to be a giant who used the mountain as a seat to gaze at the stars. Locals claim the mountain is haunted..the saying goes that...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 1

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    3 months ago I took a 11 hour flight from China to Europe. During that flight I wore comfortable clothes and sneakers, no make-up, put on my glasses instead of my contacts. After...
    Cizzy Cizzy 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I hate my mother! And even more I hate myself for everything I am. I believe that, no, I know that our environment, our parents shape our personalities in our childhood. I was...
    OlgaTs OlgaTs 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I am a front gate attendant at an amusement park its awesome
    Anastas17 Anastas17 18-21, T Mar 12

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    I am sitting with a starbuck coffee cup at an airport. I dont know how i can get through the waiting time for a flight without a cup of coffee. Especially when i travel alone. I...
    wildgrass wildgrass 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    A Delhi mother was lucky enough to see her 3 daughters get married the same year, so she called them after the wedding and told them "Dont forget to text me your first night...
    luckysunny luckysunny 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 15

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    Today yet another Muslim male decided to cause trouble. A United Airlines flight made a U-turn in the sky after a passenger ran toward the cockpit screaming "jihad, jihad...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    On the Big Book of Deeds, Missed Chances, and Coffee. I read a story of a certain Lady in her car one morning, and in line at the local Coffee shop. She recounts how, at one...
    diegodlavega diegodlavega 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Oh, English. Only if you weren't butchered by my country's schooling system... An example is an assignment from my English teacher: a letter of 120-140 words Greetings my dear...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    At the airport for a business trip, I settled down to wait for the boarding announcement at Gate 35. Then I heard the voice on the public address system saying, "We apologize for...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    hello everyone It took me some time to understand my husband's behaviour because over the years he has successfully made me feel crazy. He seemed to be a charming, quiet...
    froggy7827 froggy7827 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    When the restless bird inside my heart cries I whisper" Please don’t.. ....Understand you are not allowed to fly in the open sky, or wander in the forest to chase your dreams...
    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F Feb 28

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    Sunset flight, Caddo Lake Tex. June 2008
    Pmacphoto Pmacphoto 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 28

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    My husband left me this week. His mom paid for his flight home. I came home And he was gone. Part of me is happy but the other part is devastated. We don't have children which is a...
    flower5490 flower5490 18-21, F Feb 28

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    I have such an incredible life at first glance; I'm educated, recently lost 30 kilos, stay healthy, I have a roof over my head, travel the world and have some extraordinary...
    hnmad hnmad 31-35, M Feb 28

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    The PredatorMost of the time is spent waitingLounging in the shadeThe eyes miss nothing Searching the surroundingsSurveying the kingdomAnalyzing every movement and sound ...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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    There are those of us who vicariously lived in a world where things such as racism, poverty, greed, and hunger didn't exist. We watched as a new world unfolded around us, and new...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 28

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    I have recently been diagnosed with BPD and ADHD. My whole life I feel like I've never fully fit in but thought it was normal insecurity. I married my husband 6 months ago after...
    mrspf mrspf 26-30, F Mar 1

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    The Theory of Six Dimensions(image of snail shell)The following is based on Ouspensky's idea of the six dimensions. Some say there are three or four dimensions, some say more...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Mar 1

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    Trivia Questions: Answers below :) 1 The first color film to win an academy award for best picture? 2 In the Laurel And Hardy movie, The Music Box, what musical instrument do the...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 1