Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

Do you think being a stewardess is prestigious?

When I was a kid I remember once having a conversation with my parents while having dinner. My mom told me I have to become a stewardess when I turn 18 because it’s almost time I should start making money by myself and become independent. “I have to? What do you mean by I have to? Find a… Continue reading Do you think being a stewardess is prestigious?

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

16 advices for a pleasant and comfortable flight. Part 2

8. When the airplane lands usually everybody unfastens their seatbelts and try to get their luggage from the overhead bins…Let’s make it clear…there is no point to unfasten your seatbelt instantly when the plane lands, because during the taxiing something may go wrong. The airplane may suddenly stop and as you are on the aisle… Continue reading 16 advices for a pleasant and comfortable flight. Part 2

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

Aggressive deportee on board

Since the big wave of refugees has reached Europe, many airlines help to extradite as many deportees as possible to their own countries. Not long time ago we had to extradite an Argentinean passenger from Dusseldorf to Sofia. Usually deportees must be accompanied by one or more security agents, who must occupy the last row,… Continue reading Aggressive deportee on board

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

IS THERE A DOCTOR ON BOARD?

Summer is the best time for traveling and exploring new destinations, that is why charter flights are the best way to visit your desired destination in a very cheap way. Perhaps you are asking yourself what is the difference between regular and charter flights? Charter flights are for specific journeys, not part of the airline’s… Continue reading IS THERE A DOCTOR ON BOARD?

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

A typical working day of a flight attendant

“OH! YOU’RE A FLIGHT ATTENDANT?!GOSH, THAT IS SOO COOL, I SWEAR! LUCKY YOU!”… I hear that A LOT and most people act that way when meeting a flight attendant. Well it might be cool, but it depends which airline you work in. Yes, I have visited many places (I would never visit otherwise) since I… Continue reading A typical working day of a flight attendant

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

WHERE’S THE BABY?!

And here is one funny situation my colleagues had experienced a long time ago and I decided to share it with you today. At first it sounds funny, but then you ask yourself “Seriously…how is this possible or is that some kind of a joke?!”. Probably you’ve heard about a case 5 years ago when… Continue reading WHERE’S THE BABY?!

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

Unscheduled landing after our plane experienced an apparent hydraulic leak

Today was the craziest day of my life – filled with lots of emotions and high-dose stress. The good news is that everything at the end was okay, nobody got injured and we landed safely. This morning at 6 a.m, my crew and I had to perform a flight to Berlin with airbus A319 aircraft.… Continue reading Unscheduled landing after our plane experienced an apparent hydraulic leak

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

Another terrorist act?

2012 – Seven people (including the suicide bomber) were killed and at least thirty-two injured in an explosion on an Israeli-operated tour bus at the Burgas Airport in the Black Sea city of Burgas, Bulgaria. 2013 – British soldier and Drummer Lee Rigby was knocked down by a car in Woolwich, UK, after which the 2 occupants attacked… Continue reading Another terrorist act?

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

16 advices for a pleasant and comfortable flight. Part 1

If you travel a lot by air as a passenger you should read this! Being a flight attendant is very stressful job and requires lot of concentration, flexibility and patience. What pushes flight attendant’s buttons and what you can do as a passenger to make your flight more comfortable and their jobs easier? Today you… Continue reading 16 advices for a pleasant and comfortable flight. Part 1

Diary of a pissed-off flight attendant

Fatal Friday 13th

My first bad experience as a flight attendant   This post may help you understand how important your role is as a flight attendant. If you wish to become a member of a cabin crew you need to remember one thing – you are responsible for 100 or even more human lives. Every summer our… Continue reading Fatal Friday 13th