Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet

Paperback | March 6, 2012

byHeather Poole

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Real-life flight attendant Heather Poole has written a charming and funny insider’s account of life and work in the not-always-friendly skies. Cruising Attitude is a Coffee, Tea, or Me? for the 21st century, as the author parlays her fifteen years of flight experience into a delightful account of crazy airline passengers and crew drama, of overcrowded crashpads in “Crew Gardens” Queens and finding love at 35,000 feet. The popular author of “Galley Gossip,” a weekly column for AOL’s award-winning travel website Gadling.com, Poole not only shares great stories, but also explains the ins and outs of flying, as seen from the flight attendant’s jump seat.

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Real-life flight attendant Heather Poole has written a charming and funny insider’s account of life and work in the not-always-friendly skies. Cruising Attitude is a Coffee, Tea, or Me? for the 21st century, as the author parlays her fifteen years of flight experience into a delightful account of crazy airline passengers and crew drama...

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Flying the not-so-friendly skies...In her more than fifteen years as an airline flight attendant, Heather Poole has seen it all. She's witnessed all manner of bad behavior at 35,000 feet and knows what it takes for a traveler to become the most hated passenger onboard. She's slept in flight attendant crashpads in "Crew Gardens," Queens...

Heather Poole has been published inThe Best Women's Travel Writing 2010. Her regular online column, "Galley Gossip: Confessions from the Jumpseat with Heather Poole," has received more than two million views and is featured on AOL's award-winning travel website, Gadling.com.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:March 6, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061986461

ISBN - 13:9780061986468

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cruising Altitude Fun!! I have way more respect for flight attendants... I had no idea of the stringent rules ànd punitive actions by employers. My next flight is bringing sunshine to our hard working attendants who incidentally are trained to save our lives!!!!!!!! LB
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not worth reading Not worth reading I would not bother reading this book again it was boring I didn't even finish it
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“A charming and funny insider’s account of life and work in the not-always-friendly skies.”