Category: Flight Attendant Q&A

Flight Attendant Resume

By The Flying Pinto

I wrote a few weeks back about how to answer the question, “why do you want to be a flight attendant?” Since then I have gotten many emails asking for more information on getting hired as a flight attendant. Here I will give you a few pointers on the first step, your flight attendant resume. […]

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Q: I would like to make a career change, and I’ve always wanted to be a flight attendant. The problem is I’m a nurse and I make $60,000. a year. I’ve heard that flight attendant salaries aren’t that high. Is it unrealistic to expect to match my current income? A: Flight Attendant salaries vary from […]

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Ask a Flight Attendant: Kindles and Nooks

By The Flying Pinto

Q: I don’t understand why it’s okay to read a regular book during take off and landing, but I have to turn off my Nook? A: This is a great question because I get to express how much I hate asking passengers to turn off their Kindles and Nooks. But, here’s the deal Kindles and […]

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Q. I am interviewing¬† with USAirways soon, and am really excited. I am an older applicant, with years of customer service experience. I have two questions, 1. How would you recommend I dress? I am told the interviewers grow weary of Blue suits. 2. Do credit checks highly impact hiring as a flight attendant? Thanks […]

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This question comes from a four year old passenger: Victoria: “What do you do if the flight attendant falls down?” This is actually a very good question Victoria. We always think of passengers needing help, but what do flight attendants do if a fellow crew member is injured or ill? Flight Attendants all carry an […]

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Travel Tuesday: Flight Attendant Travel Tips

By The Flying Pinto

Last week I talked about making your trip through security easier by not traveling with liquids and how there are great products out there in solid form. Everything from shampoos and conditioners to make-up. So, what do you do with all those cute little hotel bottles of shampoo, conditioner and lotions if you just can’t […]

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Patrick Smith the airline pilot who authors the column, “Ask the Pilot” on Salon.com recently talked about the fasten seat belt sign on commercial aircraft. Here is an excerpt from the post: “Covering the recent taxiway collision at Kennedy airport between an Air France A380 and a regional jet,¬† I emphasized the importance of staying […]

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Interview with Hoseanna Women

By The Flying Pinto

Hi Everyone. As you know I’ve been chosen as the “uniform diva” for Hoseanna.com’s launch. Here I am interviewing three friends of mine that represent the other profiles of the Hoseanna woman. (Marathon Mom, Corporate Rookie, and the Corporate Vet) The Hoseanna sweepstakes for a free subscription ($500 value) ends today so head over to […]

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As a single traveler, I recommend you roll your clothes you’ll be surprised at what you can fit. But, as a family I recommend that only the parents bring suitcases. At least until everyone is big enough to lug their own suitcase, the last thing you want to do is become the family pack mule. […]

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I’m a Uniform Diva because…“even though I am required to wear a uniform I still manage to do a little something to make myself stand out from the crowd, whether it’s mixing it up with hair accessories, learning a new way to tie my scarf or a wearing a rockin’ piece of jewelry.” “How do […]

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