I always get asked about crazies stories I have experienced and this one might have to be the craziest so far. Here's how it goes..... *I'm walking down the aisle* Passenger 1: Ma’am! Ma’am! Me: Yes? Passenger 1: *Frantically pointing at the gentleman across the aisle* Passenger 2: *Holding a lighter under a foil wrapped … Continue reading Crazy Stories: Cold Sandwich
Weather is something that no matter how hard we try, we cannot control. We were flying to New York City but there were high winds that made it impossible to land safely at LaGuardia. We were in a holding pattern (pretty much flying in circles) over Raleigh, North Carolina. Of course planes aren't magic and … Continue reading Crazy Stories: Passenger Or Pilot?
Dear Passenger in 11A, Yes we can hear you complaining. I'm sure they can even hear you 5 rows back. The entire plane can hear how upset your are that there are "no TVs". The more you complain isn't going to change the fact there are no entertainment systems. The flight attendant will not run … Continue reading Dear Pax: Entertainment
Roller boards, duffel bags, backpacks, purses, and every other bag you can think of is brought on the plane. Per FAA regulations all passengers are allowed 2 carry-on. One is your carry-on bag and the other is a personal item like a purse, laptop case, or briefcase. This is because you are meant to put … Continue reading Don’t be THAT person: Bag Edition
Passengers drinking on our flights are a pretty common thing. Most passengers have a reasonable number of drinks within their flight but it's those few who have "too much fun" that we sometimes have to cut off and recommend other non-alcoholic options. I recently had a passenger that as a crew we decided he had … Continue reading Crazy Stories: Mr. Gin & Tonic
I’m jumpseating (occupying an available flight attendant seat and not a passenger seat) to my little’s (little sister in my sorority) wedding in Portland. I started out in New York City but didn't want to wake up at the crack of dawn to catch the direct flight so I opt to sleep in a little … Continue reading Crazy Stories: Wedding Detour