Choosing between Frontier Airlines vs. Spirit Airlines for budget travel? In this article, we are going to talk about the many ways these two airline carriers are very similar, but in the end, one of them will reign on top. I will be comparing things such as: pricing and fare options, bag policies, route networks, […]
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If you’ve flown a bit, you’ve likely stepped onto a smaller plane and thought, “This is much tinier than I expected!” Chances are, you were on a regional airline like SkyWest. These airlines contract out their smaller airplanes to major airlines (United, Delta, American, and Alaska) to cover the lower volume routes to smaller destinations
This article explores the key differences between American Airlines and Southwest, focusing on various aspects such as airfare, baggage policy, route networks, delay and cancellation statistics, check-in and boarding processes, and amenities. As someone who has worked for both airlines, I will provide personal insights to help you determine which airline best suits your travel
When I was deciding whether or not I wanted to seek out a career as a flight attendant, a role I now fulfill at Southwest Airlines, I was offered some advice from someone who spent the entirety of their long career working the friendly skies. She said, being a flight attendant is not a job,
Traveling for a living might sound like a dream career, and making the decision to become a flight attendant may feel like an easy one! However, with how many airlines there are out there, choosing which company to apply to is a little trickier. Spoiler Alert 🚨: There is no one correct answer when choosing.
Every airline has their own unique schedules, all of which can be extremely confusing. Southwest flight attendant’s schedules are definitely no different. If you aren’t a Flight Attendant for a living, it could be hard to decipher our schedules. Not to mention, they change monthly, and very much depend on your seniority level at your base.
Every new Flight Attendant will come face-to-face, with the inevitable day, when you find out what base you’ve been placed at. I’m a Southwest flight attendant and for me, honestly, it was one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking parts of training. In this article, I’ll explore the factors that influence your base assignment, the
Thinking about working as a flight attendant for Southwest? I’m sure one of the first questions that comes to mind is, how much will I get paid? Understanding the compensation structure is an important aspect of any career decision, and the aviation industry is no exception. I’m a Southwest flight attendant and in this article,
One of the things that blew my mind when I worked for American Airlines was the pay. As a junior flight attendant, I made more money than my mom, who had worked as a college professor for over 25 years! Airlines pay surprisingly well, but not all flight attendants are paid equally. If you are
If you are new to the airline industry, you may have overheard crew members talking about “crash pads,” and probably wondered what on earth they were talking about. Isn’t it taboo to say “crash” on an airplane? Not to worry, a crash pad is where flight crew “crash,” (as in sleep), before, after, or between