Flying has always been a passion for some and terrifying for others. Whatever be your situation when you fly, the crew will always be there to make your journey comfortable. Whether you need any drink or where you should sit, they are well trained to assist you and will provide every information that you need as a passenger for a smooth journey.
These flight attendants have a lot of shocking facts hidden from passengers and some of these are very surprising. It took a lot of effort for an insider to pull some facts from cabin crew and luckily we have compiled them below.
The Water Source
You should not drink water that is not coming out of the bottle. Never know from where they would be filling up water and serving you. It may contain harmful bacteria posing threat to health.
One attendant revealed that not all tray tables are wiped properly between each flight. That’s the most unhygienic surface you could ever imagine of.
Though they earn a low salary they are also paid for the flying time but only when the doors are closed and they are finally in the air. Anytime which is spent at the airport in preparations or deplaning is not considered paid.
There is a rule to keep window shades open during takeoff and landing but there is a reason behind it. This is for the flight attendant to analyze the situation outside and decide on which side door to be opened in case of any emergency.
As you go higher more the consumptions of alcohol, there will be a significant effect on your brain. The crew needs to know how much you have been served. You cannot take your own booze and serve self when flying.
Slide in Emergency
In one such incident, a passenger wanted to get off the plane quickly and used the inflatable slider. This caused the flight to delay by the number of hours and caused more dollars in damage. The repack of same also need dollars to be spent.