Sumary of This Summer Has Been Hell for Flight Attendants “People should know that most of us are overworked…:
- You’ll be sitting in the airport lounge for five hours waiting for assignments.
- Because of delays, I’ve had days where I didn’t get back to my base until 5:30 in the morning when I was supposed to get back at midnight.
- —Raychel Armstrong, 32, Allegiant Air I work prepared reserve, which is grueling.
- I knew it wouldn’t be sunshine and daisies, but I didn’t think about how tiring it would be on my body — the unexpected layovers, the delays.