Like all workers, flight attendants have a daily routine like all other people… away from airplanes. They go out with friends and family, enjoy relaxing evenings at home and engage in their hobbies when they are not on duty.
Flight attendants often publish this daily life on social media - frequently uploading photos “without their work uniform” as they say. They pose and take selfies saying they are girls next door who you can meet at 30,000 feet on one of your trips. There, of course, they will be working and following the rules of their job. Which is not easy at all. Few, in fact, know how much money a flight attendant makes. Or the fact that flight attendants are paid only during flights. That is, they are not paid for example when they stand at the gate and welcome you to the plane. By the way, why is there always a flight attendant at the gate when you enter and greets you? Is it just for courtesy? In reality, there is another reason why this happens.
If you meet a flight attendant outside of work, she may reveal other secrets of the profession that you may not know. Such as for example that there is a reason why they have one hand behind their back when they enter the plane. Flight attendants go through a very long process and preparation in order to be able to fully and properly respond to their duties. There is very specific training. Airlines must be sure about the staff they will employ. They must also be sure about whether they will meet increased demands.
When their working hours are over, however, flight attendants seem to enjoy it and relax until their next flight…"