Despite dealing with demanding passengers, unwieldy trolleys and turbulence at 30,000ft, flight attendants are well-known for their reassuring manner and helpful attitude.
But behind those smiles and pristine uniforms, some members of cabin crew are gradually losing their patience with difficult passengers in what one hostess describes as a ‘lonely’ job.
Air stewards have taken to Whisper, the anonymous confession app, to reveal what they’re really thinking during the flight, from hoping turbulence ‘knocks you on your ass’ to fantasising about a crash so that they can play the hero.
In one post, a flight attendant stated that during an emergency landing she spent the entire time hoping that the delay wouldn’t interfere with her 2pm hair appointment, and another revealed that she had caused a diversion when she sneakily smoked a cigarette in the toilet and set off the alarms . . .
One air hostess claimed that while working for an Australian airline, she had started drinking before both take-off and landing and another stated that they often walked up and down the aisle on a night flight to laugh at the passengers’ sleeping faces. (Read more from “The Shocking Confessions of Flight Attendants on Anonymous App Whisper” HERE)