Insufferable passengers, rigorous training, and a turbulent life, Heather Poole recounts her years as a flight attendant. The Paperback of the Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at Feet by Heather Poole at Barnes.

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MY BOOK: Cruising Attitude

Entertaining as they are, I think sometimes the reader can lose the theme of the chapter. This is light and funny and reads more like a heathsr or a memoir than like serious non-fiction. The author really does like first and business class pole, less keen on cattle class, but so am I, not that I have much choice. I have a lot of respect for what flight attendants do!

The flight attendant last night on Cruisibg Airways, a middle aged man, made me laugh. I felt like I got to know her as a person through her stories about life as a flight attendant and I saw the job in a way I hadn’t seen it before.

Believe it or not, I read this book while I was in labor.

The third area is in helping us to understand the lifestyle. This was a fun peek into the world of flight attendants. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Preview — Cruising Attitude by Heather Poole. I know lots of flight attendants and they all have one thing in common without any exception whatsoever even the author admits to liking a bevy or two is that they all drink far more than any other group of people I’ve ever met.


But it was fun to read about the crazy things people do on flights. Just some of the content: It was most annoying when she changed the names of people half-way through their stories.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. I had to scrap this book. Cruising Attitude by Heather Poole is about the life of a flight attendant Feb 26, Abby Moe rated it liked it. That has to be a fairy tale come true for a blog writer.

I watched passenger interactions as I read, noting how poorly passengers behaved towards the flight attendants and fellow passengers. Being a commuting flight attendant also seems a bit complex.

Every Flight Attendant should carry this book and give it to the irate passengers on their planes. I’m also reading The Colonelthe most depressing book I’ve ever read so obviously not night-time reading.

She eventually moved on to a bigger airline, and she gives the reader a fascinating insight to the world of flight attendants. Aug 23, Kate rated it it was ok Shelves: Heatner attendants can worry cduising forgetting a key step in a procedure or notifying a higher-up in exactly the right manner.

I would recommend this book to everyone. Great read — enjoyed reading it. Heather Poole tells you what her life is like as hesther flight attendant.


Entertainment Value Like I said, the book was hilarious. Heather Poole is a veteran flight attendant who started by posted her stories on a blog, and has now collected them into a book. Thanks for the laughs!!

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MY BOOK: Cruising Attitude – Heather Poole

My favorite was the term “air mattress,” which refers to “Cockpit Connies” who have been issuing an excessive number of boarding passes. Poole’s excited telling of adventures and misadventures over her 15 year career in the sky. Pass this on crusing your editors: OK, now imagine that it’s your job, and you do it for 30 or 40 hours a week, and have to smile and pretend you like it.

This site uses cookies. All in all it was long and drawn out and not what I was hoping to read. From the training to the plane, Poole describes her adventures and kooky incidents with passengers.