15 things everyone gets wrong about working for an airline, from the flight attendants and gate agents that do

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15 things everyone gets wrong about working for an airline, from the flight attendants and gate agents that do

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Being a flight attendant isn't always glamorous.

When it comes an airline worker's job, perception rarely matches reality.

As Annette Long, a flight attendant with 13 years of experience, previously told Business Insider, people often think there's glamour associated with her job. "But the job itself is far from glamorous," she said. "Even if you're working in first class or business class, it's not glamorous at all."

Long said that many passengers often get the wrong idea of what airline workers do for a living.

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To set the record straight, Business Insider asked more than 80 airline workers including flight attendants, gate agents, ticket agents, and other airport customer service reps to weigh in on some of the most common misconceptions out there.

We've anonymously included some of their answers here: