Category: flight attendant career

True Adventures of a Flight Attendant

By The Flying Pinto

“True adventure begins when everything goes wrong.” –Yvon Chouinard Five years ago, if you had told me that I would live in Los Angeles, Hawaii, Washington State, and Florida, as well as travel to over thirty different countries, in just a few years, I would have said that this was not possible.  This sounded too [...]

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The Flight Attendant Lifestyle

By The Flying Pinto

Delta posted that they were hiring flight attendants and the applications started coming in two per minute! Why is a flight attendant career so desirable? Isn’t it low pay and long hours away from home? It definitely takes a special person who can handle the job; one who enjoys flying, is independent and can handle [...]

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Flight Attendant Crash Pads

By The Flying Pinto

I loved my first crash pad. I lived there with my closest friends from training. We had a one bedroom suite with three beds out in the living room and four beds in the bedroom. It was in a very shady motel across the street from a strip joint. They had a wing for “crew” [...]

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Thank you to everyone who has read and posted some amazing reviews of my new book, The Flying Pinto’s Flight Attendant Survival Guide! I’ve gotten great feedback and am excited to give out five copies to my lucky winners! Well, make that seven! I had seven comments, too hard to pick five (I love you [...]

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Worst Jobs of 2013…Flight Attendant?

By The Flying Pinto

Career Cast has listed flight attendant as the tenth worst job in America. You can read their article “here” to find out what other careers made the list. I would love to know how they compiled their information and if they actually talked to any flight attendants. I also found it interesting that there wasn’t [...]

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The Flight Attendant Survival Guide

By The Flying Pinto

I wrote a book! Ever wonder what life is like after you are hired as a flight attendant? Everyone thinks getting hired is the hard part and it is, but let me tell you that first year on line as a stew can be one of the most challenging years of your life! Think about [...]

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Did you enter last weeks give away from Casauri? Well you should have! They couldn’t decide on just one winner so they picked six!! I love them and their bags! Winners of the iPad case are Rhonda Winston and Kelli East! We also have four runners up, who will receive a super cool iPhone case! [...]

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Flight Attendant Interview Tips

By The Flying Pinto

Congratulations on your upcoming interview! You’ve already been chosen from thousands of applicants to even come this far so bring that confidence with you on the big day! Prepare! Do some research on the airline you are interviewing for. You may be asked why you want to work for this particular airline. Bring your resume. [...]

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Furnished Flight Attendant Crash Pad

By The Flying Pinto

Furnished Room for Rent in EWR airport, Concourse C. I changed the lock 18 months ago and have the only key. The current renter is transferring to the west coast. $399 a month. One month deposit. 6 month lease. Utilities included. No Pets. Here are some of the FAQ Alex (the landlord) so graciously answered: [...]

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Top Ten Ways to Tell a NonRev

By The Flying Pinto

As a flight attendant (uniform) and mom (yoga pants) I find one of the only times I dress up is to fly or more specifically, nonrev. Non-reving or space available travel are airline terms for non-revenue passengers or employees and their pass riders. Sad but true I get excited to nonrev because I can pull [...]

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