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I Am a Flight Attendant

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    One turn here from Houston Hobby back to DFW in

    the morning then I'm off until Tuesday. On to meet my lovely grandparents in Savannah to crash their anniversary vacation (: <3. #TheBenefitsOfBeingAFlightAttendant
    VaniaAbel VaniaAbel 18-21, F Jun 12

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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 3 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Work tomorrow at 1500!

    Gonna try to get as much rest as I can tonight. A turn to LAX, then overnighting in IAH! Goodnight <3
    VaniaAbel VaniaAbel 18-21, F Jun 21

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    Currently sitting in the airport, waiting for my next flight. Any one want to chat?
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