Dirty little cabin crew secrets

2014-05-23 16:00

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Cape Town - Pilots and cabin crew get a bad rap for being a particularly promiscuous bunch.  

People think just because they jet around the globe on a daily basis, this must mean that they indulge in a level of raunchiness that supersedes the average person’s. Surely this must be a generalization or a misconception.  

Well, it turns out… it’s not.  

Aviation blog, Flight Club recently asked airline staff “whether or not pilots hop in bed with flight attendants regularly while flying together” and got an overwhelming response, confirming the long-standing suspicion.  

Here are a few of the responses they got:

toecutter: My mom worked housekeeping at an airport motel. A lot of pilots and flight attendants stayed there. She said it was like a Roman orgy.

J-box25: I worked as a driver for a Hilton hotel for a few years and let me tell u they definitely hook up lol. We would pick up the flight crews and bring them to the hotel. They are like kids on a school bus once the plane lands.

MisterHippity: My brother is an airline captain and I spent a lot of time hanging out with professional pilots, and this has been been my impression. I shared an apartment with him and partied with his pilot buddies, and I can testify that these guys and flight attendants hook up all the time. As a general rule, they all liked to drink and have sex, a lot.

This isn’t where it ends, however, according to a number of the respondents pilots and flight attendants also hook up with random strangers on a regular basis.  

Abacaxi: As a former flight attendant who recently resigned: Yes, they do hook up with flight attendants frequently… Not only do pilots hook up with the attendants but also passengers they meet on the flights, random women at bars hotels etc. Same goes for flight attendants, quite a lot of whom have multiple guys they see in different places.  

TheTroof: You should have asked how often they have random hook-ups and one night stands during their overnight stays in different cities. If you live near a big airport, just troll the nearby hotel lobby bars, or local watering holes, and trust me…you've got a pretty good chance of banging a flight attendant that night LOL. ;)

TaterNutsAnon: In university I was in a crappy bar one night with a friend. Next table over was 4 flight attendants and a pilot. All in their uniforms and getting very drunk. We ended up joining our tables together and getting absolutely wrecked. I was looking to head back to the hotel with 1 (or 2! [Ahhh, youth]) of the ladies when the pilot suggested, why don't we move this back to the hotel, I got upgraded to a room with a king bed and a Jacuzzi. The girls seemed interested, but it was just too weird for me. My buddy went with them, and passed out in the cab on the way to their hotel. They left him in the cab.

Reborn Pyrrhic: From personal experience I find that most of the hooking up by the flight crews is done with strangers over Craigslist.

Check out the full article on Flight Club to read more of the shocking revelations!

And if you just can't get enough, check out this article about '10 secrets pilots won't tell you.'

So… as most of these respondents are based in the US, we were wondering… what’s it like here on home soil? Have a dirty airline secret to share with us? Send us a mail to info@news24travel.com
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