Tag: Flight Attendants

Turbulent Skies: The Top 10 Stories of Flight Attendants Getting Fired

There’s turbulence in the skies above, but it’s not always caused by changes in air pressure. Sometimes it’s the flight attendants themselves. Whether they’re bad seeds or are just having a bad day, some FAs just take it too far.…

The Lowdown on Airline Crash Pads

When I tell people that I am a flight attendant, they usually clap their hands giddily and tell me how wonderfully exciting my life must be. They will go on about how lucky I am to visit exotic locales on…

Former Flight Attendant turned Psychotherapist Speaks on the Psychological Health of Airline Crew

Cracks in the Cover-Up by Helen Davey, Psychoanalyst, Psychotherapist (and former Pan Am Flight Attendant), HuffingtonPost.com The recent very public emotional meltdown of a JetBlue pilot — just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant broke down in front of passengers…

Delta Flight Attendants Vote NO to Union Representation

Delta flight attendants say ‘no’ to union In a labor battle that has loomed since the 2008 merger of Northwest and Delta, flight attendants voted to reject a union to represent the combined 21,000 workforce. By DAVID SHAFFER and DEE…