By: Flyhigh Manila Staff
Things will no longer be the same after this CoviD-19 crisis. A lot will change, a lot, even the manner we fly and our protocols. There will indeed be a "new normal" for flight attendants in the Philippines, a new norm which is more adaptive to any situation and crisis, and a new norm to further protect the health of everyone.
By: Flyhigh Manila Staff
Now that all Philippine-based commercial airlines have temporarily suspended passenger flights, all flight attendants are safe at home. Brought by their job, airline cabin crew members are outgoing and they are just so used to seeing different places and countries almost everyday or every week. Staying home for about a month can somehow be boring but they have no choice but to abide to our government's Enhanced Community Quarantine.
Vlogging has been recently becoming a trend among flight attendants brought by their travelling lifestyle everyday. With the help of smartphones and video editing apps, many cabin crew members have decided to jump into the vlogging bandwagon as their way of featuring their lives as flight attendants, showing new places, and even giving tips on how to be a cabin crew.
Words by Recto L. Mercene. Photos from Gary Sato and Flyhigh Manila
"Marry me? Fly with me" is the hoary joke among those who wanted to be a flight attendant the easy way, getting hitched with a pilot. That is because a member of an airline cabin crew is seen as glamorous like a Miss Universe or a movie star. Not anymore - PAL attendants are highly trained professionals and highly respected.
The Skytrax World Airline Awards 2019 are now out and we are pleased to announce that Philippine Airlines cabin crew was recognized as the 11th World Best Cabin Crew! Also, Philippine Airlines was proclaimed as the World's Most Improved Airline! At the same time, Philippine Airlines was also recertified as a 4-star airline!
Happy New Year everyone! Welcome to our very first post of 2019! Flight attendants are usually ready to spend Christmas or New Year in the sky. They are lucky if they get to spend it at home from the very first day they even applied, they were made aware that there is a huge chance that they may not be able to spend their holidays with their own families.
To be a trending cabin crew is being more than just one with good looks. You have to be someone who must have made an impact to passengers or to others, one who must have made your whole airline proud, one who is a friend to all your peers and colleagues, one who can be considered as the airline clown, or even so, someone who have created change. This 2018, we now bring you our Most Trending Filipino Cabin Crew based on our social media shares and likes.
To be a Philippine Airlines flight attendant is to carry the heart of the Filipino which is the airline's slogan. Hence, if we want to be a Philippine Airlines cabin crew, we have to know the important traits that makes up the Filipino and these are what we call the five Ms. These are Magalang, Maalaga, Maaasahan, Magalang, and Malambing. These traits are what Philippine Airlines looks for in people who want to be their flight attendant.
The year 2018 is about to come to a close and just like anyone, it is nice to remember the year that was. While others would usually name the most beautiful flight attendants, we will do this differently. Instead of having two individual "Tops" for flight attendants and stewards, we decided to combine them in one online poll. We present to you Flyhigh Manila's 100 Most Trending Filipino Cabin Crew of 2018!
A flight attendant cannot live without his or her smartphone, period. Everything is basically there from their social networks to screw scheduling and to many other apps that make their lives easier.But what is basically in a flight attendant's smartphone? We did a survey with Philippine based flight attendants and to sum things up, here are the most common apps on a flight attendant's smartphone that are a must.
September just ended and it is time to name our top 10 prettiest Filipina flight attendants for the past month. This is based on the number of likes they have received from our readers combined with our own choice, with bulk on the former. So now, we present you our top 10 prettiest Pinay FAs as posted on our Instagram account. This is in no particular order.
Many dream to be a Philippine Airlines flight attendant. We have asked quite a number of aspiring cabin crew what their first airline choice is and most said "Philippine Airlines". Reasons behind why being a PAL flight attendant is one of the most coveted jobs in the country are it's destination/network, being based in the Philippines, the prestige of flying the country's premier flag carrier, and of course, the benefits.
Whether we like it or not and as human as we are, we all have guilty pleasures. Well, flight attendants do have their own and sometimes, the guilty pleasures of Filipino cabin crew wherever they are could be unique as compared to other nationalities. Well here are some guilty pleasures of Filipino cabin crew. Are you indeed guilty of any of them? Well we run down a few of them.
You've seen a lot of them in the pictures we post on our Facebook and Instagram accounts. They are indeed all over the world. If you will notice one thing, the Filipina flight attendant's beauty definitely exudes the highest standard, regardless of which airline they are in the world. Filipinas Filipina flight attendants are indeed one of the world's most beautiful the our flying passengers have ever seen, and when we say "beautiful", we mean inside and out.
We named our prettiest Filipina flight attendants for the month of August. Now, we give you the 15 hottest Pinoy flight stewards based on likes, engagements, and our team's choices. So ladies, will you be flying more often? Just a note too, this is in no particular order.
It sometimes runs in the family! When one becomes a cabin crew, the other one follows! This is where they are more than just united in wings, they are united in blood as well! Sisters, siblings, moms and sons, dad and daughters, brothers, aunties and niece, who are all cabin crew from the same or different airline. Time to check our choices of the top 10 sibling family for the month of August!
Please tag your sibling or family member if you have this as your #siblinggoal or #familygoal
A reader of ours sent us a private message showing a Facebook page asking who we think is or are the prettiest flight attendant/s. Then the reader went on with a message saying "sir, the prettiest flight attendants are in Flyhigh Manila because Filipinas are very pretty!" He then on went into saying "sir, suggestion, baka kaya ninyo gumawa ng top 10 prettiest" (maybe you could make a top 10 prettiest...).
One thing we can say is that Filipino cabin crew have unique traits not found in others. This must be one of the reasons why they are just all over the world. Based on the pictures we receive from different flight attendants all over the world, it looks like there are Filipino crew members from airlines in every continent around the world. We now ask our followers to complete the sentence "You know you're a Filipino cabin crew when..." and here are their answers.
The Philippines may not be a perfect country, there still is a lot to improve, but yet, Filipino cabin crew members are very proud of the beauty of the country that they do play a major role in the Philippines's tourism campaign. What's good about this is Filipino cabin crew members are all over the world, and no matter where they are based, to them, the Philippines is a very beautiful country worth visiting.