The trailer shows one girl ditching her wedding for a life of adventure — "I'll be a Pan Am stewardess! It also shows girls weighing in at work and being girdle-checked to see if they're wearing the proper undergarments.
Some women wear super-high stilettos and skirts hemmed so short that management reprimands them. " I wear flats or kitten heels and my hair in a French twist.Flight attendants gossip about each other's revealing outfits. I usually wear red lipstick, but I don't overdo it. I love the spontaneity and adventure of my job — also very played up in the Pan Am teaser — but working for the airlines has made me quite cynical about love and marriage.(Everyone gets to designate one pilot and one flight attendant with whom they have problems as "no-fly.")Unless there's a security risk, however, we can't keep sketchy passengers off the planes.One unkempt businessman, drinking Jack and Coke at 8 a.m., spent his entire flight trying to get my phone number.
I was going to be trapped in a tiny cabin with this man for days at a time. "I'll text you when we're boarding." In a bar, when a sleazy guy hits on you, you can simply walk away. I've worked for two major airlines, on international and domestic flights, in both coach and first class.Worse, he had been sending similar texts to my female colleagues, sometimes flirting via text with several flight attendants at once while talking to the woman he was currently sleeping with. When I heard ABC was airing a show about flight attendants from the 1960s, I wondered if it would have any relevance to the job today.