Tag: interviews

Talking travel: airlines, airports, frequent fliers and life in the sky

The following interview originally appeared on Vishal1mehra.com October 7, 2013 First things first, what motivated you to travel, and become a flight attendant? Heather – When I finally realised life was about amazing moments and new experiences, I knew what I wanted to do. I’ve been a flight attendant for almost 18 years now. As a flight…

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Executive Travel: In flight service

This article was originally published in Executive Travel Magazine By Christopher Schmicker Mar/Apr-2013 This flight attendant and author shares her perspectives about change up in the air, and ways savvy passengers can make the best of it. “Flying today is like being on an episode of Survivor,” says Heather Poole. “Only the strong survive.” As…

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The Vile High Club

A few weeks ago 20/20 ran an episode called Real Dish which included a segment about airline food that featured a cameo of me talking about an Egg McMuffin a passenger stole out of my jump seat.  So what does my breakfast have to do with mice and roaches seen by the FDA inspecting airline food?…

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Heather Poole & The Secret World of Flight Attendants (my interview with Peter Greenberg)

[This post originally appeared on PeterGreenberg.com] Every week we report on all the craziness that goes on up in the air, but we rarely get to hear from the first person on the scene—the flight attendant. That’s why we always try to talk to and listen to Heather Poole, author of the New York Times bestseller Cruising Attitude: Tales…

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