'Cabin crew', a role that by it's very nature involves being with people for hours on end, seems like the last career in which you would find lonely people.
With only 36 precious hours in the beautiful city of Cape Town, time was of the essence. My usual activities on quick stopovers to this particular South African Capital (South Africa has three capital cities) include a visit to the nail bar, a delicious meal at NV80 with Don Pedro desserts and a swim … Continue reading Cape Town: Table Mountain & Great Whites
When I explain to people that I had a fear of flying before becoming a flight attendant, they are baffled. I find myself having to assure them: Yes. I am cabin crew. Yes, I was afraid of flying the day I applied to become cabin crew. The fact I became crew with this fear is … Continue reading Becoming Cabin Crew with a fear of flying
With only 24 hours in Vancouver, time was of the essence. I wanted to make the most of day and complete a hike I'd been wanting to do for a while. But I didn't anticipate just how difficult the day would be.
To put it lightly, this year hasn't gone quite as planned for anyone... And the likelihood of life returning to any semblance of normality in the context of pre-COVID life is unlikely. A quieter kind of passenger: cabin filled with PPE on a recent Virgin flight The way in which this pandemic has effected us … Continue reading COVID & Crew: Our New Normal?
My career in aviation was about to take off, but little did I know, my life as cabin crew would change me in more ways than a better tan and a fuller passport. Here are three ways being cabin crew has changed me!
Life in the jet stream 22nd June 2020. Today marks two years since (re) joining the jet setting lifestyle of cabin crew after a 2 year hiatus. Today also marks day 83 of furlough during what is a pretty rough time for everyone in this industry, with huge uncertainty about the future. For a while … Continue reading An honest reflection on life as cabin crew