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Cabin Crew Or Flight Attendants  
User currently offlineTiktokJAKE From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2009, 124 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 5656 times:

Which one do you prefer??

For me it is defo CABIN CREW. I cant stand the name flight attendants !

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User currently offlineWILCO737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9116 posts, RR: 76
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 5649 times:
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Quoting TiktokJAKE (Thread starter):
Which one do you prefer??

Cabin Crew or "lady on the plane" Big grin

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User currently offlineOHLHD From Finland, joined Dec 2004, 3962 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 5642 times:

Cabin Crew!  Smile


I do not like the word Flight Attendant either however I use the F/A as an abbreviation.  Smile


User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17146 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 5628 times:

Cabin Crew is the obvious choice for me.


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User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19258 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 5621 times:

I suggest flight attendant is very much an Americanism. I much prefer cabin crew.


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User currently offlinePlaneguy727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1257 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 5567 times:

I've also heard cabin attendant (a hybrid of the two).

I personally prefer Flight Crew to refer to all onboard airline staff (after all they are the "crew" working the "flight); but, I know a couple of pliots that get a bit upset (putting it mildly) when cabin staff and flight deck staff are referred to with the name.



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User currently offlineFatmirJusufi From Albania, joined Jan 2009, 2441 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 5566 times:



Quoting OHLHD (Reply 2):
Cabin Crew!  


I do not like the word Flight Attendant either however I use the F/A as an abbreviation.  

Same here!  Smile

Fatmir



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User currently offlineCrimsonNL From Netherlands, joined Dec 2007, 1907 posts, RR: 41
Reply 7, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 5565 times:
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We had a nice cabin crew, especially one flight attendant.

If its multiple I'll use crew, if its only one the F/A.



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8463 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 5551 times:
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My wife flies for the South African Airways historic fleet and in keeping with the oldie theme her business card says she is an "air hostess"  Smile


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User currently offlineBaguy From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 546 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 5523 times:



Quoting Andz (Reply 8):
air hostess

I nearly always use the term hostess, although for a male i would say Steward (????)

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User currently offlineNorthwest_guy From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 217 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 5511 times:

I don't really have a preference. I use them both, for example, when I tell people what I do for a living I say I am a Flight Attendant, however, when I make landing announcements, I usually say something to the effect of, On behalf of your Cabin Crew or Inflight Crew... They're not entirely interchangeable, in my mind.

User currently offlineSmi0006 From Australia, joined Jan 2008, 1554 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 5469 times:

I am male so when I was flying I would always say I was cabin crew but always call the girls hosties, even now as groundstaff I still do  Wink most people smile (even the crew) and say how cute it is haha
Oh right hitting on the Hosties!  Wink


User currently offlineSQ_EK_freak From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2000, 1642 posts, RR: 20
Reply 12, posted (5 years 9 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 5388 times:

Definitely Cabin Crew

Quoting Smi0006 (Reply 11):
I am male so when I was flying I would always say I was cabin crew but always call the girls hosties, even now as groundstaff I still do Wink most people smile (even the crew) and say how cute it is haha
Oh right hitting on the Hosties! Wink

I've gotten that on several flights to Australia and the UK - I think it's cute as well, I don't mind  Wink



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Reply 13, posted (5 years 9 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 5266 times:

Out here it was Flight steward/Air Hostess......Now Cabin Crew.
regds
MEL.



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User currently offlineSeemyseems From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2009, 971 posts, RR: 7
Reply 14, posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4982 times:

I say cabin crew, but a lot of people I know say Air Hostesses/Stewards. There was story in the MEN, about a cabin attendant who was offended when called an Air Hostess.

Doesn't Steward mean helper or helping for someone, so I guess that term can be used.



seemyseems
User currently offlineAirbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4277 posts, RR: 51
Reply 15, posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4931 times:

The official terms used in my company are,
C/C : Cockpit Crew
C/A : Cabin Attendant

So, not F/A, but C/A instead  Wink



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User currently onlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4898 posts, RR: 9
Reply 16, posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 4922 times:

I say "Flight Attendant". I detest "stewardess/steward" with a passion. You find those in a restaurant.


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