The grass is always greener on the other side. When we see the life of flight attendants, we see all the glamour and perks. We see that they get to travel around the world and even get paid for it. Now isn’t that the dream life? However, a lot goes into becoming a flight attendant. They undergo a lot of training and also have to deal with some very horrible passengers. These flight attendants give us a rare inside look into what it is really like to be a flight attendant.

They Keep Their Hands Behind Their Backs For A Reason

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Hiding their hands makes it easier to conduct a headcount as people enter the plane – they’re keeping count on their fingers! If you saw them counting on their fingers in front of you, you probably wouldn’t think too highly of them. The trust between the attendant and passenger must never be broken.

There’s A Secret Compartment For Their Naps

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The flight attendants get to take their breaks too. Big planes like Boeing 777 or 787 jets have secret sleeping cabins built-in for staff. These windowless sleeping quarters are built above or below the galley, so that’s probably where your favorite flight attendant is if you’ve noticed you haven’t seen them for a while.

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