Air hostesses would never tell you about these secrets when you fly


To keep their jobs, there are some things flight attendants just can't tell passengers, even if they want to. But some of these things, while perhaps controversial, could end up being a service to fliers or flight attendants, if only someone would just tell passengers.

A Quora post related to these points out the following:

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​ Your flight may be slightly broken

​ Your flight may be slightly broken

All flights need to okay the check list called a Minimum Equipment List (MEL). They are free to go ahead if these criteria are fulfilled. There may be a few things missing, but that’s ok.

And this may mean your flight can fly without AC on.

Captain is the king

Captain is the king

If a passenger is misbehaving or not listening to the advices of cabin crews, the captain may de-plane them. The captain of an aircraft is the supreme body while flying. If a passenger isn’t abiding by the airlines’ norms, the aircraft is free to go without the person.

​ Avoid drinking water served in glass

​ Avoid drinking water served in glass

Every time you ask for water on low cost airlines, the cabin crew would get water on paper cups. Don’t drink it. Even the airhostesses never drink. That’s because the most water tanks of airplanes aren’t very hygienic. In the USA, one out of six airplanes has a filthy water tank.

​ Mobile phones don’t cause accidents

​ Mobile phones don’t cause accidents
Keeping your phones on during flight may not cause crashes, but the pilots feel annoyed because of irritating sounds that are emitted through their headsets. It happens during take-off and landing. Your phone wants to catc network and the pilots’ headsets make noise. You want to know what kind of sound? Try placing your phone near a radio while speaking.

​ Luggage

​ Luggage

To trust a cabin crew, your expensive leather strolley that you spent a fortune on to make your solo trip look classy is being tossed like volleyball in the cargo. Bags are thrown randomly and nothing is safe inside.

​ Food

​  Food
No, they aren’t serving the same meal as yours to the pilots. Moreover if there are two pilots, they will get separate meal boxes manufactured in different kitchens. This is to ensure that food poisoning doesn’t happen to both pilots, if at all.

Blankets, pillows and headrests aren’t changed every time

Blankets, pillows and headrests aren’t changed every time

If you are on a long haul flight sleeping peacefully, you may be sleeping on the pillow a passenger used it in the last flight. While this isn’t hard and fast rule, it depends on which category of flight the airline falls.

Cabin crews don’t like to pour diet coke

  Cabin crews don’t like to pour diet coke

Your calorie consciousness tries their patience. It takes ages to pour diet coke and the fizz refuses to settle.

If the plane crashes they would tell you

If the plane crashes they would tell you

You won’t have to keep staring at the air hostess during turbulence. If there is an emergency, it’s their duty to let you know.
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