Please refresh the page and retry. We know how to create a shelter, gather food, find safe drinking water and attract help in the Arctic, jungle, rainforests and deserts, which means you really are safe in our hands. Any passengers who do get 'hot under the collar' at high altitudes get busy in the toilets, but cabin crew can open doors from the outside, so beware.
And for those thinking their complimentary blanket affords secrecy, we can still hear and see you when the lights are off - so keep your hands to yourself, ladies and gentlemen. There are no exceptions to this rule.
All cabin crew can be subjected to alcohol and drugs testing before a flight as it is illegal to be intoxicated on an aircraft, meaning stewards must be booze-free for at least 12 hours before take-off. The airline will Air hostess romance with passenger you one month to lose the weight - otherwise you will be put on a weight management programme. We're trained in how to safely deliver babies until the emergency services can take over on the ground. Before embarking on every journey, we undergo a briefing with the senior cabin crew member, in which we are asked two emergency procedure questions and one medical.
Failure to answer correctly means being taken off the flight. Instead of buying a travel guidebook just ask cabin crew for some tips, or better yet, tag along on their nights out.
A lot of people take to the skies after having left another career, so we work with ex-teachers, lawyers, nurses, policemen: Wonder why cabin crew always look immaculate? Some airlines have also been known to check the colour of your bra before a flight, so being on your best beauty behaviour is a must.
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Any passengers who do get 'hot under the collar' at high altitudes get busy in the toilets, but cabin crew can open doors from the outside, so beware.