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It’s official. You finally sent me my involuntary furlough letter. After four and a half years, on October 1st, my time with you is coming to an end. I guess this is what a Dear John letter feels like. As I read my letter, all I could feel was anger. Not anger over the furlough.Continue reading “I Changed Who I Am for You – An Open Letter to My Airline”
We are at a cross roads in the aviation industry. Here we are…another crisis has crippled the airlines, thus bringing about another round of upcoming furloughs. But something is different this time. Change is in the air. Before I go any further, I’d like to set a scenario for you. A large corporate office suddenlyContinue reading “Seniority is Everything”
Last week was probably one of the most frustrating and infuriating of my career as a flight attendant. As the clock ticks towards the October 1st furlough for aviation employees, Sara Nelson, head of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), has been ramping up her efforts to help secure an extension of the payroll protectionContinue reading “America’s Most Dangerous Flight Attendant”
Naomi Campbell, supermodel, queen of the catwalk and world traveler extraordinaire, has a few videos on her YouTube channel about her air travel experiences. One of those videos was done a few months back and shows how she chose to protect herself while flying during this pandemic. And as an added bonus, here is anotherContinue reading “How to Fly During a Pandemic”
Once upon a time, there was a certain doctor who was dragged off a certain plane which resulted in a PR nightmare of epic proportions for a certain airline. What I and many other flight attendants can attest to is that right around the same time, a new kind of airline passenger began to emerge.Continue reading “The End of the Runway for the Entitled Airline Passenger”
I receiving the much dreaded WARN notice this weekend from my airline. Finally! And I don’t mean finally with excitement or happiness about receiving the notice. I mean finally…after months of company communication regarding the future of the airline all in the interest of transparency (which, by the way, was always riddled with politically correctContinue reading “Now…a WARNing”
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