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Entering the cockpit at night

Entering the cockpit at night does require additional minor preparation and awareness on the part of the flight attendant. Take a look at the photo included in this story. Notice the image was taken at night, but more importantly, notice the interior lighting of the...

Night vision for takeoff and landing

Night vision for takeoff and landing is very important as it has direct implications to safety, that of the flight attendant and of the passengers. Most likely during training, flight attendants are taught to adjust the cabin lighting to the outside lighting prior to...

Flight Attendant Schools – Are They Necessary?

About Flight Attendant Schools - you may ask yourself, "Do I need to go to one in order to get hired as a flight attendant?" Depending who you talk to, and what country you're in, has a direct impact on whether the answer is yes or no. There are some countries in the...

Exit Row Seats

Exit Row Seats on an airplane are among the most desirable seats available. They have more legroom, and on airplanes where it seems like space continues to shrink, sitting in an exit seat provides a little bit of extra comfort on a flight when flying economy. However,...

Why Not To Get A Tattoo

Just no. Don't do it. Don't get the tattoo. While you may like the way a certain tattoo looks, just because you like it doesn't mean employers will have the same appreciation for it as well. In fact, there are some airlines that do not allow ANY tattoos anywhere on...

Flight Attendant Prep School

How the Professional Flight Attendant Academy helps you start your career as a flight attendant Filling out the application You would be surprised how easy it is to make an error while filling out the application. This simple step in itself is one way the different...

Safety Information Cards

Safety Information Cards Safety information cards are found on all commercial aircraft, corporate as well. Information contained on these cards tells passengers about the safety features of the aircraft, location of flotation devices when applicable, the donning of...

Portable Oxygen Concentrators

Some passengers may wonder whether their portable oxygen concentrator is allowed on board an aircraft. Should you look at the FAA's website on Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POC), you'll see that the website hasn't been updated since October 2015. While the website...

Unruly Passengers Pay The Price

Unruly passengers on board planes, depending on their offence, sometimes receive minimal punishment for their actions, yet the action taken against them is usually proportionate to the offence committed. Depending on the threat level, sometimes flights continue to...

Infant life vests and infants on a plane

How many infants allowed onboard a commercial airline for a flight? There is no regulation that controls or limits the number of infants permitted on an aircraft, however, there are factors that do directly affect the number of infants allowed on board a plane.

Emergency Oxygen System

Emergency oxygen system, the flight attendant, and the passenger safety demonstration. On April 17, 2018, Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, despite flight attendants performing the pre-departure passenger safety demonstration, it was evident passengers did not pay...

Cabin Safety through Galley Security

One way that flight attendants provide cabin safety through galley security is by ensuring all galley carts, bins, and compartments are properly closed and latched prior to getting into the jumpseat before takeoff or landing. Airlines around the world teach their...

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