With so many private jets heading to the Olympic Games coming up in Brazil and the spread of Zika to the southern United States, concerns about the Zika Virus are at an all-time high in the business aviation industry. From August 5 through August 21, all eyes will be on Rio, but Read More
Aviation Safety Tips
As a busy cabin crew member, jet lag is a very real concern that can happen at any time. Though the symptoms of general fatigue and disorientation may aptly apply in varying settings, the phrase “jet lag” is associated with the symptoms experienced by travelers who cross several time zones in a relatively short time by the means of a jet aircraft. Before we get into tips for combating jet lag, let’s first Read More
As flight attendants, we must always be aware of not only what our passengers bring onboard, but also of what we bring onboard to maintain our aircraft. Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) are all around us. We must be alert and able to recognize potentially hazardous materials that could affect our flight.
HAZMAT refers to an article or substance that has potentially hazardous characteristics. When transported, these items Read More
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As flight attendants, we are trained to perform a silent review before takeoff and landing. This article is a reminder of the importance of the review. As we all know, most accidents occur during takeoff and landing. We must constantly remind ourselves to perform this procedure even when we are occupied with Read More
When an aircraft is cruising at 35,000 feet, crew members can not fix anything or replace equipment in an emergency. To avoid problems, we must always perform a pre-flight inspection on all emergency equipment. Here is a list of the most common emergency equipment that must be checked by the flight attendant, along with the procedure for checking Read More