Do you love travelling Europe via airplane? Do you find the cabin crew friendly and pretty? Are you impressed by the way they talk and assist you? They are your friendly flight attendants. Many young girls and boys dreamed of being one when they grow up probably because they, at an early age know at least one of the benefits of being a flight attendant. That is, travel the world for free. This is just one of the reasons why they want to become one when they grow up. What are the other benefits then? There are countless benefits that this job can give you but these are the most enjoyable and important of them all.
Again the most popular reason is getting free flights. Yes, free flights. A flight attendant gets to travel the world for free and allow them to help and serve passengers on board. Reality is that riding an airplane can be costly but when you are a flight attendant, costs do not matter. Aside from that, your parents, brothers and sisters can get some freebies too; half the airfare or even free depending on the airline the cabin crew is working.
Another perk of being a steward or stewardess is that you get to meet and greet so many people from different walks of life; young and young at heart alike. Mostly business people who travel across the country, celebrities, rappers and musicians doing out of the town or out of the country’s show, political candidates taking vacation or simply doing their business outside of their town or country, people from the military, mothers, babies and many other people who can somehow inspire your life and make your travel unforgettable too. Though not every one of them is as friendly as the other ones you have met, friendly passengers will make you feel great. For first time travellers, you can show and teach them how to cope with the jitters of a first time flyer. Some people will talk to you and share their opinions, hold your hands when they are afraid, laugh with you and tell jokes with you. They are the people who will make a cabin crew’s flight day. Isn’t it good and lovely?
A flight attendant gets to travel the world for free and you are paid for doing so. Lovely? Yes. Not all people will be able to travel where you have travelled, name countries that you have been to, believe me, there are countless. Imagine travelling to these countries and get paid for it. Also, stay at a hotel for free. Though there may be times that an overnight hotel is not as good as what you expect it to be but there are flight destinations wherein your hotel can be as luxurious as the ones being stayed upon by celebrities or the rich and famous. Imagine starting your day with a breakfast in California and having dinner in Florida or going shopping the next day in Hongkong or even Paris? Cool!
More perks of becoming a flight attendant is their uniform, airline companies make it a point that their cabin crew’s uniform look glamorous. It will make you look more confident and pretty. Wearing your uniform together with high heeled shoes and stockings will make you feel you are gorgeous and attractive to everyone. Suddenly you will feel like everyone is watching your every step the moment you step out of the plane. Oh and don’t forget the pin that you wear on your chest. There is something about that pin that makes you proud of being a cabin crew.
You get free treats from airline passengers. There are people who bring treats with them while travelling. It could be candies, finger foods and magazines. If they give you treats, it means they appreciate your good service while they are on board. It makes you feel like you did your job well. These people also remind you that you are important to them not just because you did your job but you excel on your job. When people give you something, you will be reminded that your job is being appreciated and noticed by these people. They love you for what you did to them while travelling.
When you are travelling for a vacation or pleasure, depending on the airline company you are in, you are entitled to travel first class and unlimited travel for free. Some people travel but they usually travel economy, you being a cabin crew, can travel first class with your parents, sisters and brothers. How many times you overhear people talking about wanting to travel first class? You are one lucky person because you get to travel free and in the business class too. Lucky one, right?
The most important benefit of being a flight attendant is that you have a job. While others do not have luck in finding a job as fulfilling as the one you have. Be proud that you are a cabin crew. Aside from that, you also have insurance and other benefits that not all is entitled to receive.
There is no point in a flight attendant’s day that you will get bored, imagine all perks that you are receiving. Yes, there may be disadvantages to these job but all the negative things can always be surpassed by the good ones and believe me, there are plenty of good ones to experience.
Rejoice because you are one lucky girl. The perks and benefits of being a flight attendant for other is something that they always dreamed of but to you, it is already in your hands. Though sometimes, like other careers, it may not seem what you expect it to be but there is something in this job that makes it easy for you to befriend people and love them for that. In return, you are loved by these people because of what you did to them.
Surely, you will love this job to the fullest when you get to board aircraft and gain friends from different parts of the country not to mention different parts of the world. Awesome!