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Cabin Crew

Responsible for the safety of passengers above all else, cabin crew are essential to successful flight operation. Read the latest stories about them here.


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How Much Are Private Jet Flight Attendants Paid?

Do private jet crew earn more than commercial cabin crew?

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SWISS Crew Caught Taking Selfies On Wing Of Boeing 777

There are safer places to take pictures from than on a wing 16 feet above the ground.

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How Do You Become A Flight Attendant On A Private Jet?

Exmaing the secrets of finding work on private jets.

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United Airlines Flight 173: A Cabin Crew Perspective

The accident should never have happened, but it did help to shape CRM training.

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12 Things You Shouldn't Say To A Flight Attendant

It's easy to make a common mistake when talking to your flight attendant.

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British Airways Flight 009 - A Cabin Crew Perspective

The Boeing 747 that became a glider over the Indian Ocean...

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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Picket In Continued Fight For An Improved Contract

Alaska Airlines' flight attendants held an all-base picket for a new contract and will strike during the 2023 holidays if necessary.

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5 Reasons Renting A Private Jet Is Better Than Buying

There may be more benefits to renting a private jet than one might initially imagine.

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8 Of The Best Airlines For Free Inflight Snacks

Who doesn't like a good snack?

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Ozjet Flight 331 - A Cabin Crew Perspective

A little-known incident that prepared for landing on water.

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Emirates' Diverse Team Of Cabin Crew Grows To More Than 20,000

Emirates is celebrating surpassing 20,000 cabin crew employees. Read on to see the training required, opportunities and basic requirements.

How Airline Crews Deal With Long-Haul Flights

How many crew, when do they rest and how do they cope with the long shifts?

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Alaska Airlines Flight 261 - A Cabin Crew Perspective

A sad catastrophe for sister airlines.

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What Does A Typical Private Jet Cabin Crew's Schedule Look Like?

Is there a roster or are they always on standby?

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9 Uniform Standards Cabin Crew Live By

So many rules and regulations!

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A Global 7500 Bombardier taking off from London City Airport. 1
10 Crazy Things In Cabin Crew Training For Private Jets

A little beyond the extra mile for cabin crew.

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Fiji Airways Welcomes Back 200 Crew Members Laid Off During The Pandemic

The Fijian carrier is going from strength to strength in the Pacific.