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Sky Waitresses, The Forgotten Heroes

Posted June 12, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Flight attendants are often seen by passengers as little more than sky waitresses. However their duties go far beyond serving you a drink and some pretzels. Today, we take a look at why the triumphs and tragedies of flight attendants shouldn’t be overlooked in airliner accidents.

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A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER takes off from Washington on a delivery flight. (Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren)
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Cathay Pacific To Flight Attendants: Hurry Up And Retire

Posted January 22, 2013 by AFP

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific on Tuesday asked its cabin crew to volunteer for early retirement as part of its cost-cutting measures.






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Remixed Delta Safety Video Is Way Better Than The Real Thing

Posted November 23, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

In the spirit of the Bad Lip Reading series, someone has created a hilarious remix of Delta’s classic preflight safety video.






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Magic Johnson's Gulfstream III (N32MJ). (Photo by Andrew W. Sieber via Flickr, CC-BY-NC)
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Fired Flight Attendant Sues Magic Johnson

Posted October 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Magic Johnson’s former personal flight attendant is suing the retired basketball star for wrongful termination.






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Flight Attendant Caught With Loaded Gun at Philadelphia Airport, Cop Accidentally Fires It

Posted September 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Republic Airways flight attendant and a Philadelphia cop are both in trouble after an incident with a loaded gun at Philadelphia Airport.






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Southwest Flight 709 at BWI. (Photo via WBAL TV)
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Nerve Cleaning Agent Sickens Southwest Flight Attendant [UPDATED]

Posted July 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

“Some sort of nerve agent” was detectd on a Southwest jet after a flight attendant got sick on a flight to Baltimore, according to a report.






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Video: Things Flight Attendants Say

Posted January 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Someone had to do it: A Flight Attendant version to add to the exploding “Stuff [insert type of person here] Say” viral video genre. Good news: It’s funny.






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Free Booze Returning to American Airlines International Flights

Posted January 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines has announced that it will once again serve complimentary alcohol on most international flights.






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FAA Proposes $1.9 Million Fine Against Colgan Air Over Improper Cabin Crew Fire Training

Posted September 15, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Colgan Air has been assessed $1,892,000 in penalties by the Federal Aviation Administration for operating flights staffed by flight attendants who were not properly trained in the operation of the planes’ cabin fire extinguisher system.






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On This Day in Aviation History: May 15th

Posted May 15, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Final launch of the Mercury program, the world’s first flight attendant is hired, Britain makes its first bombing runs over Germany, Mickey Mouse debuts in Plane Crazy, and more…






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