By Janet Angell
You’ve booked your flight and arrived on the airport, prepared on your journey. simply think arriving mins prior to your flight and having the ability to board the aircraft, jogging on your gate with out facing TSA, lights up a cigarette on board, and consuming a loose meal—in coach.
Sound loopy? now not when you traveled through the Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies, whilst Janet Angell was once a flight attendant.
Jump Seat is Angell’s candid memoir a few time whilst aircraft trip used to be nonetheless a luxurious for many and flight attendants have been referred to as stewardesses. Angell grew up on a farm in Minnesota and consistently dreamt of seeing the area. After collage she was hoping to go back and forth for a 12 months sooner than settling right down to train. Her price ticket to having the ability to have enough money that was once to paintings for an airline. as a substitute she labored as a stewardess for Northwest Orient airways for nearly 13 years.
While Angell recounts a few of Northwest’s restrictive rules, she often recollects that interval as the best occasions of her lifestyles. Her tackle it really is relatively varied than Coffee, Tea or Me? portrayed. She used to be capable of commute the realm either off and on the activity. She met well-known tourists like Jimmy Hoffa (a regular), Bobby Kennedy, and Diana Ross…all in a day’s work.
Board Jump Seat, buckle your seat belt, relax, and sit back with this enjoyable read—and go back to a time whilst flying used to be fun.
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Jump Seat: 1963-1976: A Stewardess' Memoir by Janet Angell