Surprising things flight attendants are never allowed to do
01/5Their job description is more unusual than most—and so are the rules they have to follow!
There are always rules and regulations to follow at various companies, and flight attendants are no exception. However, since being a flight attendant is no ordinary job, it makes sense that they have some more interesting rules they need to abide by. Read on to find out the unusual rules flight attendants need to follow on the job.readmore
02/5They can't talk loudly in the cabin.
In a confined space like a cabin, one conversation can be heard by people rows away. So their behavioral guidelines include not talking to one another loudly in the cabin, galleys, or on jumpseats about personal lives, work, etc. There isn’t a lot of privacy on an airplane, so everyone is expected to be courteous to those around them.readmore
03/5They can’t sleep when working on a flight.
Flight attendants cannot ever sleep while working a flight unless it is a flight of a certain time duration. However, exceptions exist like on international or long haul flights where flight attendants can go to a designated area and have a set amount of time to take a rest break.readmore
04/5They can't eat in front of passengers.
Flight attendants might serve you snacks and drinks on flights all the time but they have to follow a strict protocol when it comes to their eating habits. At work,they've to be discreet while eating and drinking. They can’t be seen by passengers walking down the aisle eating food or drinking.readmore
05/5They can’t accept tips from passengers.
Even though passengers might want to tip flight attendants for their services, like restaurant servers or bartenders, flight attendants won't be able to receive those tips. Flight attendants are often encouraged not to carry or exchange any cash on an airplane majorly for security reasons.readmore