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What it takes to be a first-class flight attendant for Emirates

Emirates transports about 60 million passengers per year and 22,000 flight attendants and pursers tend to those passengers. Being an Emirates flight attendant has its perks, like free housing in Dubai, discounted tickets, and getting paid to travel the world. The job also comes with long hours, busy schedules, and […]
What it takes to be a first-class flight attendant for Emirates
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11 truths about flying only flight attendants know

Flight attendants tend to know more about flying than the average passenger. To unearth their secrets, we turned to the experts and asked them what most people don’t know about flying. Among the secrets were that you can’t actually open the plane door mid-flight (though some have tried) and that […]
11 truths about flying only flight attendants know
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The secret airline run by the US government is hiring — and to get the job, you have to share your drinking habits, sexual behaviour, and mental health

Janet Airlines, the secret airline run by the US government, is hiring flight attendants. The airline mostly shuttles workers from the Las Vegas airport to locations like Area 51. The flight attendants will have the highest level of security clearance and be privy to classified national security information. To qualify, […]
The secret airline run by the US government is hiring  —  and to get the job, you have to share your drinking habits, sexual behaviour, and mental health