So I was so busy the last few weeks of training I didn't have the time to write anything. It went by so quickly that suddenly I found myself at the end, looking at the calendar and wondering how I only had a handful of days left. I've learned so much, experienced so much, and … Continue reading So it begins!
A lot of people who become flight attendants do so because it's their dream. I've often heard it being called a 'dream job'. And it's easy to see why, what with layovers in exciting places like Dubai, or Paris, pictures of beaches and resorts all tagged with #gettingpaidforthis. Every day flight attendants get to fly … Continue reading The Flight Attendant Dream
I've been in Houston for three weeks now. It's crazy to think it has been that long, and yet it feels like it has been longer. Everyday I am here I am so incredibly grateful to have the opportunity to be working towards my wings. So many things had to line up to make it … Continue reading Training: Week Three
Flight attendant training is such a strange beast. In no other job training are you subject to a daily changing dress code, appearance checks for compliance to strict guidelines, or such strict monitoring of behavior. It's not uncommon to find you and your classmates out on the pool deck, repeatedly chanting and yelling evac commands … Continue reading Training: Week Two
For those of you who don't know, flight attendant training is not just 'look pretty, smile, and pour a coke'. Flight attendant training is, summed up in one word, bootcamp. In a period of usually only a month, you have to be trained to be a firefighter, a medic, a customer service professional, a safety … Continue reading Training: Week One