Let's face it: Flying can be a hassle, not to mention uncomfortable. The good news? There are ways to make your flight a little more enjoyable. Here are a few insider tips from seasoned flight attendants.
Trust in Them
Flight attendants don't just have your salty snacks; they also have your back. Each gets extensive training in emergency response. Before takeoff, Virgin Atlantic quizzes the cabin crew on safety. "If anyone fails to answer correctly, they can be off-loaded and sent home," says Jo Darwel-Taylor, a flight service manager. Most airlines require attendants to be able to push 250 pounds (the weight of a loaded bar cart).