ACP015 Flight Attendant Careers, Interview With Betty In The Sky With A Suitcase

by CarlValeri on September 20, 2012

Welcome to Episode 15. Ever wonder what it is like to be a flight attendant? Well today I am excited to have my first flight attendant on Aviation Careers Podcast to help us understand the exciting career of a flight attendant.

In today’s show we discuss pursuing a career as a flight attendant. I am very excited to have with me the person I feel is best to help introduce this career to us, Betty Thesky. Betty is a flight attendant with a major airline, author of “Betty In The Sky With A Suitcase”, and host of the podcast Betty In The Sky With A Suitcase. I think you will learn a great deal as we introduce you to the exciting career as flight attendant.

Betty and I discuss:

  • Her journey to becoming a flight attendant.
  • Why do we have flight attendants?
  • The day in the life of a flight attendant.
  • Commuting to work.
  • Seniority.
  • What is a crash pad?
  • Qualifications for a job as a flight attendant.
  • What you can do to make yourself more competitive when applying for a job.
  • Expected earnings and premium pay.
  • Betty's advice for those looking into a career as a flight attendant.
  • Her Podcast Betty In The Sky With A Suitcase.
  • Recommended Reading: Betty In The Sky With A Suitcase.

Links Mentioned In This Podcast:

Bureau Of Labor Statistics - Flight Attendant Pay

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