Welcome back to The Crew Lounge. In this week's flight crew podcast we talk with Scott about company mandatated shared hotel rooms on layovers. We also touch on some recent news including: a flight attendant that retired after 63 years and flight attendant secret tips.
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We're back and this week our flight attendants discuss some of what happens when an airline goes out of business. This week's guest, LeeAnn, worked with Mimi at ATA before it went out of business. Topics include: what the rumor mill was during the last years, deciding when to leave the airline and what happened in the last few days from their perspective.
The "sky is falling" takes on a whole new meaning in this week's silly and fun flight attendant podcast as we discuss the report that a plane allegedly dropped poop on a New York couple. Inspired by this story we thought we'd help the traveling public with a few lav tips as well.
When a flight attendant gets hired with an airline (or corporate flight attendant job) they must undergo a tough training courses to learn the ins and outs of Emergency Procedures. From what I understand, most carriers have a 6-week training courses that teach the new-hire about evacuations, medical situations, food preparations, and even learn how the company wants their employee's to treat their customers.
When training for a carrier, the new-hire will learn how to evacuate an ...
Were you one of the lucky, chosen ones to get hired in the last year during the latest wave of Flight Attendant hirings? Congratulations! You survived the intense training and are given your domicile assignment and inevitably you will be commuting. If you are new to this industry, you are in for a huge lifestyle change, but your fellow airline peeps are here to help!
Do your homework before you get there.
I was getting some work done this morning on UA 517 from Atlanta to Chicago, and I had things organized on my tray table quite nicely. I had my 11" MacBook Air on the left, where I was working. On the right, I had my iPhone propped up against my Diet Coke can so I could watch some video podcasts while getting work done.
As I was working, the flight attendant came over to me, and he handed me an updside down coffee cup with a portion of the cup ...