From Stewardess to Flight Attendant

From Stewardess to Flight Attendant

Although flight attendant nowadays are predominantly female, the world’s first flight attendant was actually a German man, Heinrich Kubis, who is credited with assisting passengers on the DELAG Zeppelin LZ 10 Schwaben. (Kubis was also aboard the LZ 129...
Unusual Flight Attendant Requirements

Unusual Flight Attendant Requirements

The Good, The Bad & The Beautiful The flight attendant industry has undergone a raft of changes in its history, from a dizzying array of uniforms to an evolution of the exact specifications applicants must meet. While traditionally considered a role for women,...
Weird Things Found by Airport Security

Weird Things Found by Airport Security

The crews who work for airport security come in contact with thousands of people on a daily basis. Most of those people are carrying totally mundane things in their carry-ons. However, the security team occasionally crosses paths with people trying to smuggle...
10 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Flight Attendants

10 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Flight Attendants

Flying can be a nightmare for passengers. But imagine what a nightmare it can be for the flight attendants. While you’re sitting there in the cramped comfort of your airplane seat. There’s a team of flight attendants hard at work keeping everyone safe, cleaning up...
10 things air hostesses hate about passengers

10 things air hostesses hate about passengers

They might be at their politest best in spite of your arrogance and that’s only because it is their job. While we don’t give it much thought, they are the lifeline of the aviation industry. Yes, we are talking about air hostesses on board. Can you imagine a...
Pilot of a stricken F-16 was saved from ISIS by a tanker crew

Pilot of a stricken F-16 was saved from ISIS by a tanker crew

An F-16 pilot flying over ISIS-held territory in 2015 suffered a malfunction of his fuel system and would have been forced to bail out. If it weren’t for a KC-135 Stratotanker crew that offered to escort the jet home, the Air Force said in a press release. The KC-135...
Crew Fistfight Diverts Flight: Report

Crew Fistfight Diverts Flight: Report

A Delta Air Lines flight from LAX to MSP last week diverted to Salt Lake City. After what is reported to have been a crew fistfight — involving at least two flight attendants. The Aviation Herald is reporting the captain of Flight 2598 headed the Boeing 757 for...
European company is hiring cabin crew and pilots in 2016?

European company is hiring cabin crew and pilots in 2016?

BRITISH AIRWAYS REACHES FOR THE SKIES WITH RECORD CREW NUMBERS British Airways has announced plans to recruit a record number of flying crew in 2016. The airline wants to hire more than 350 pilots and 1,600 cabin crew. This will be the largest intake in a single year...