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What being a flight attendant is really like!

Advantages: Funny and realistic
Disadvantages: Only flight crew will enjoy it

I first read this book when I was 16. I was still at school and eager to grow up, pass my exams and get out into the real world. My dream job was to be an air hostess and I looked on Amazon and found this book. Nowadays there are quite a few flight attend ...

Katieshaz 19.04.2007 · Read full review
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Moans and whinges of a cynical trolley dolly

Advantages: A few amusing moments
Disadvantages: Mostly moans, sketches and lists

I think we all complain about our jobs from time to time, don't we. We all come home sometimes and think, "Why am I doing this?" We all like to let if out and get some sympathy. Flight attendant (that's "stewardess" in English) Rene Foss has taken the ...

Vodkaboy 31.12.2004 · Read full review
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Coffee, Tea or Me?

Advantages: Semi-funny
Disadvantages: Not funny enough

Last week I watched ‘View From The Top’ (minimally promoted film with Gwyneth Paltrow and Mike Myers in) and it prompted me to dig out this book for a re-read. Like the film, this book is about the life of an air hostess flying domestic American and l ...

zoe_page 23.12.2004 · Read full review
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Beyond the Blue Horizon

Advantages: Absorbing, witty, informative,
Disadvantages: Occassionally a little verbose

In his book, Alexander Frater follows the route of the old Imperial Airways air services eastbound from London to Australia. He follows the route as closely as possible to the original using current scheduled air services. Interweaving the narrative of ...

andyjw 04.05.2008 · Read full review
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