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10 Home Truths about Cabin Crew

By cabincrew.com, Mon 24th Feb, 2014 at 16:06
Being cabin crew is often seen as a glamorous job with long trips away, a smart uniform and a big salary – unfortunately all is not what it seems! Patricia Green gives us ten home truths about the reality of working as cabin crew.
Although it can be quite a serious and demanding job, we like to look on the bright side too…

1. Despite the image that most people see or aspire too, we are all shapes and sizes, different ages and nationalities and not all are female!
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17 Questions most asked by passengers ...and the surprising answers!

By cabincrew.com, Mon 4th Mar, 2013 at 14:13
By Patricia Green As Cabin Crew, no two days are ever the same and it is hardly a job that one could describe as boring! The passengers are all part of the experience and to be honest, to them we are mostly seen as a ‘glorified waitress’ and no matter what you say, they will never believe how much time, energy and sheer hard work we put into our job, every day.
They only see the uniform and you asking ‘tea or coffee’ or ‘chicken or beef’ each flight. The do not realise, the real reason we are there – we are there for when things go wrong, badly wrong – there are no emergency services at 34,000 feet.
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In-flight meals under the spotlight

By cabincrew.com, Mon 24th Sep, 2012 at 10:48
Cabin crew will have experienced all kinds of delicious international foods and fine wines on their travels around the globe, but will probably have spent time serving up the world’s worst too.
This is what dedicated website AirlineMeals.net would have us believe anyway. It’s been going for 10 years and has become the place of choice to post up pictures and add comments about the low-grade meals and drinks served up by airlines. It will...
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Your favourite layover destinations

By cabincrew.com, Thu 16th Feb, 2012 at 10:19
We recently posed a question to you lovely guys and girls on the subject of layovers. All of us know that one of the best perks of the job when working as cabin crew is getting to see the world, whether it’s for an hour or a day, most of you will have got to visit at least one awesome place!
We gathered up your favourites and have put them (in no particular order) below - we’ve also chucked in a little information on each place so if you find yourself heading to any of these beautiful destinations, you’ll be clued up before you get there...
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Cabin crew careers: Outlook for 2012

By cabincrew.com, Tue 17th Jan, 2012 at 15:31
With 2012 officially underway, and an increasing number of people seeking careers as cabin crew, we take a look at the latest employment trends. We also look at who’s likely to be hiring cabin crew in 2012 and where you should be focusing your attention when it comes to applying for jobs.
So, what happened in 2011? Last year was a mixed year with some carriers experiencing growth, while some narrowly escaped sinking into administration and liquidation. Although this has been a confusing time for many, it was not completely unexpected....
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New Year - new career?

By cabincrew.com, Thu 5th Jan, 2012 at 15:50
With the Christmas and New Years Eve celebrations officially over, it’s time to get down to business.
As much fun as you will have had munching your way through the back end of 2011 with more chocolates and festive treats than you’d care to admit, you’re probably now beginning to focus your attention on the year ahead, and what you can do to make...
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Life as cabin crew according to Flygosh

By cabincrew.com, Wed 21st Dec, 2011 at 13:44
Being a cabin crew is a dream job for many people. The chance to earn good salary, meeting people, experience different cultures and travel around the world for free attracts many applicants. It is being viewed as a glamorous job .Well, it is true to a certain extend depending on which airline you wish to join.
Being a cabin crew is a dream job for many people. The chance to earn good salary, meeting people, experience different cultures and travel around the world for free attracts many applicants. It is being viewed as a glamorous job .Well, it is true to...
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Top tips for packing your cabin crew suitcase

By cabincrew.com, Wed 23rd Nov, 2011 at 16:19
Most cabin crew will tell you that one of the key parts to enjoying your stopovers is knowing how to properly pack your suitcase!
The Jet2.com crew has put together these handy tips for you all...
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Staying safe on your stopover

By cabincrew.com, Wed 23rd Nov, 2011 at 15:22
Keeping safe abroad should be a massive priority for all cabin crew having to make stopovers.
Whether it’s your own personal safety or the safety of those you’re travelling with, it’s worth being as prepared as you can be to make sure you don’t get into any dangerous situations.

When you’re packing for your stopover, really...
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In a panic about your cabin crew interview? Learn to calm your nerves

By cabincrew.com, Thu 17th Nov, 2011 at 15:57
Preparing for any interview can be a very daunting experience, but preparing for a cabin crew interview can be just that little bit harder.
Not only do you have to prepare for a one to one interview but most airlines also expect you to attend a full assessment day which can entail all sorts of group exercises, tests and exams.

If your nerves tend to get the better of you...
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