Category: Corporate Flight Attendant

Practical Considerations When the Fur Flies: Flying with Pets in Business Aviation

Practical Considerations When the Fur Flies: Flying with Pets in Business Aviation

It can be almost comical to watch. Crew members accustomed to looking over trip sheets with amazing passenger manifests, including rock stars and heads of state, go weak in the knees when they see it: “Medium Dog.” Now what to do? What documents will we need for them? Can they get off the aircraft at the […]

March 5, 2013 | 3 Comments More
What You Should Expect from FBOs: Personal Security and Food for Thought – A Corporate Flight Attendant’s Perspective

What You Should Expect from FBOs: Personal Security and Food for Thought – A Corporate Flight Attendant’s Perspective

Fixed-Base Operators (FBOs) are the ground liaison for transient business aviation aircraft. In many cases, FBOs may act as “landlords” for some aircraft that do not have their own hangars out of which to operate. Because FBOs host many visitors on a daily basis, it’s important […]






January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More
CRM Prep Time Before Takeoff – A Contract Corporate Flight Attendant Point of View

CRM Prep Time Before Takeoff – A Contract Corporate Flight Attendant Point of View

The subject is usually doomed from the start for those of us who get it in safety training or any other aviation-related course. Often it is tucked in right after lunch to ease you into the afternoon, and few pay attention. Quick: What is crew resource management (CRM) anyway? CRM’s primary purpose is to make optimum use of ALL resources […]






December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Defining the Corporate Flight Attendant

Defining the Corporate Flight Attendant

Who is the corporate flight attendant? Simply put, the corporate flight attendant (also called a “business aviation flight attendant”) is just that, a flight attendant who works on private, non-commercial aircraft (generally referred to as “business aircraft”). The presence of business aviation came into being shortly after World War II. The end of the war made available to the civilian market a large supply […]






September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Pet Safety and Business Aviation

In-Flight Safety When the Fur Flies – Pet Safety and Business Aviation

When you see on your briefing that there will be a pet on your flight, what kinds of thoughts go through your head? Do you make special preparations? Do you run through the special training and regulations for pets on board? Probably not, because even though […]






September 12, 2012 | 3 Comments More