Pros: passes, insurance, variety, uniform, insider info
Cons: 14 hour duty days, mechanical and weather delays, oversold flights
Every trip was an adventure. Seeing people and places all over the world really made my job the best one for me. Local fairs, festivals, Octoberfests, Christmas programs at the mall were all part of the experience. And, of course, you never knew who would walk thru the front door of your airplane (movie stars, singers, politicians and heros like firefighters).
I – more... miss being out of town a couple of nights a week, but it was time to give up the lifestyle and search for a new career.
I learned that we are all just people with similar problems and attitudes no matter what jobs we hold or where we come from. I appreciate the times I was able to help distressed travelers from all over the world. – less