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Tag Archives: Flight attendant

Pins and Unions

Here are some things about flight attendants (FAs), their work rules, their union(s), and the pins that they wear that maybe you don’t know enough about… The first and most … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Million-Mile smile

On a flight to Manila with United, I passed a passenger (pax) milestone. 600 miles into flight UA1224 LAX/HNL, I crossed the UAL 1,000,000 mile frequent flier threshold. Of course … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · 9 Comments

Bumpy Ride

It’s really bumpy back here. Or is it? One of the more common suggestions given to people who are worried about flying is to select a seat near the middle … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 10 Comments

FA Paxview Humor

Recently on Twitter I got involved in a conversation with someone who was sending out some pretty funny passenger observations from the flight attendant perspective. I said we need some … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

A 9/11 Reflection

A favorite long time flying friend sent me a copy of a picture today, 9/11/13, that had been taken in August of 2001. 3 FA’s and a friend are together … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does your FA like you ?

How can you tell if a flight attendant likes you? I have been asked this question more than once, and the person asking has invariably been a much more junior … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 5 Comments

Does it have an “Off” switch?

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the different kinds/types of personal electronic devices carried by passengers on airplanes, and if they really need to be turned off … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

Being the Perfect (?) Passenger

I am a frequent flier. Actually I am a very frequent flier with close to 3 million actual air miles, mostly in Coach. And yes, it is true, the service … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 15 Comments
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