Insufferable passengers, rigorous training, and a turbulent life, Heather Poole recounts her years as a flight attendant. The Paperback of the Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at Feet by Heather Poole at Barnes.
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I have either experienced most of these stories or had coworkers survive to tell us all. Is it posted on my website? I sat with a flight attendant from Delta and discussed the book.
This book was just so-so. Starting out at the now defunct charter airline Sun Jet after college, Poole never considered being a flight attendant as a career option. The airline was often filled with unattended minors shuttling back and forth between parents and grandparents, and one flight Poole flew had 12 unattended minors. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Seat belt extensions, reading lights, inop-ing seats attitdue by passengers, overflowing coffee makers…. Once again, my mouth dropped open as I read that there are passengers who complain that some flight attendants are not attractive enough … to the flight attendants!
The reviews are great! Therefore, I’ll call this book worth reading if not very intellectually or philosophically challenging. If you miss anything your are out in the blink of an eye, literally.
Her blog is attittude “”Galley Gossip” and that’s what this book is. Also, as a frequent flyer it was wonderful to know why certain things are done on a plane, why flight attendants are doing certain things and why sometimes they might be surely.
Needs to be cattier to be a wicked entertaining read As described on Amazon. And, man, is it ever not glamorous.
Click HERE atttude order. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Who would do this work? This was a charming read-through. After reading Heather’s book, you kind of understood how this happened. Jan 26, Ubah Khasimuddin rated it it was amazing.
Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet
She never planed on that to be her career, but her mother insisted, and it just stuck. So, Robert Redford is mentioned by name, along with how pleasant and unassuming he was during his flight. They can also have a few family members or friends fly for free. Although there are hook-ups, the writer is quick to assure us that regulations, fear of stalkers, and just plain being tired are deterrents to such frequent frolics.
I raced through the book, and it gave me a new appreciation for flight attendants. The year my mother spent dying I was flying back to the UK for a 3-week on stint and then back here for 3 weeks.
On my flight last night I was reading the part about it being announced that two members crising the flight crew were a mother daughter in flight service team and my jaw dropped. Her application was accepted and she was in, well some what.
I just wish there were more like her. Today, they last either a few months or an entire lifetime; there seems to be no middle ground. I Never Wanted to be a Flight Attendant. But it was fun to read about the crazy things people do on flights. Just tell me if you have plans to forge my signature at certain bookstores in local malls?
Just like the man sitting in 22B. I had to scrap this book. She seems like a very sweet flight attendant. Life as a flight attendant seems to be xruising about living in dreadful places, working with really annoying people cruiisng with luck finding a stunning attractive passenger or pilot to date. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
I know lots of flight attendants and they all have one thing in common without any exception whatsoever even the author admits to liking a bevy pool two is that they all drink far more than any other group of people I’ve ever met. If you do this kind of work, you do get travel poope.
MY BOOK: Cruising Attitude – Heather Poole
Most attendants take the job for the travel passes; the ability to fly for free or for a very reduced rate. In the s, flight attendants averaged 18 months of employment, because they must be single and childless. How do you rate a thoroughly enjoyable book that is just light reading, that has no depth or insight whatsoever and where the prose is, to use a hackneyed phrase, cruisin, at best’?
She joked that the planes were literally held together with duct tape on seats, in the galley, etc.