As we celebrate World Cabin Crew Day, we give you some facts which are unknown to many but we feel they have to be informed about these. A certain cabin crew named Shafid Shah posted this on his Instagram and we feel that all these are so spot on! So we now give you some unknown facts about your flight attendants as written by Shafid Shah (Instagram account @iamshafied).
✓ They do it in seconds. They can evacuate the plane in less than 90 seconds.
✓ Fire on board. PASS the extinguisher to Press, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep to kill the fire.
✓ They can check your pulse, hear you breathe and feel your temperature.
✓ Cardiac Arrest, no problem. They are armed with CPR and AED (Automated Electronic Defibrillator).
✓ Headache - They have the pill to chill.
✓ Be careful rowdies. They can knock you down easily.
✓ They can fly in the sky and can swim and float in the ocean.
✓ They cannot be cast away. They can raft without a draft.
✓ They have the melody of a nightingale when they serve and the roar of a lioness when they evacuate.
✓ Angels when they serve. Guardians when it comes to passengers’ safety.
✓ They can go extra mile with a smile and when required warn you like you are a child.
✓ Your first step in safety in an emergency begins with Nine Steps.
✓ When your eyes are red, they are wide awake to save you from the red.
✓ They begin their safety training with ABC: Always Be Careful.
✓ They can jump, slide and make passengers do the same with ease if required in an emergency.
✓ Our crew can brief like a pro in an emergency. As passengers they would simply follow.
✓ Smile comes naturally. Safety through rigorous training.
✓ Safety is their priority. Service their display of warmth and hospitality.
✓ Hijack, Bomb Threat, Decompression and Turbulence and whatever more. Bring it on. Our crew can handle without fear.
✓ When passengers panic. That’s the time our crew are absolutely calm.
✓ Our crew is the first aid on board before hospitalisation becomes necessary.
✓ They can deliver a child on board and deliver passengers out of the aircraft in an emergency.
✓ Our crew are quietly under pressure so that passengers can relax all the way to their destination.
✓ Western in Style. Indian by Values.
✓ Our crew are always grounded. Even at 36,000 feet up in the air.
✓ Young faces. Matured minds.
Let us not forget to thank them for our comfort and safety at 36,000 feet up in the skies. Cheers to more flights and dreams to take off! Salute and keep soaring high!