for the most part the FA’s job is pretty boring/routine. Every now and then, however, one is having a good day and actually makes the flight all that much more enjoyable. A couple weeks back I did a quick turn to New Orleans to celebrate a friend’s bachelor party. On the way back we were on a 10:00am flight that originated in EWR earlier that morning, which meant that the FAs were pretty much up at 4am on a Sunday morning. Not a great schedule for work, but they made the best of the situation. Two great comments from them (after serving me a much needed bloody mary upon boarding):
This is your final flight verification that you have boarded Continental
flight number 617 with service to Newark. If Newark isn’t in your travel
plans [loud sound] it is now because the forward cabin door is now closed.
And, following the safety demo as we were about to take off:
We will be dimming the cabin lights for departure as quite frankly some of
your cabin crew looks better this way.
Glad to see them enjoying their jobs, making the best of the situation, and making the trip all that much more enjoyable for the rest of us.
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