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Inflight Gastroenteritis Significance for Air Crew 4 pages. [PDF 27K]
Knowing the causes and sources of food poisoning can help crew members avoid the debilitating effects of digestive illness for themselves and their passengers.
Medical Kits … How Effective? 4 pages. [PDF 25K]
Improved cabin crew training and additional medication and medical equipment are needed, says the author, based upon results of a recent survey of medical emergencies experienced by air travelers.
Responding to Crisis 4 pages. [PDF 25K]
Cabin crew members need to be aware not only of their own role in responding to aviation emergencies, but also of the involvement by many others. An aviation crisis touches everyone from the aircraft crew and passengers to the general public — and to everyone in-between, says the author.
Flight Attendant’s View of Cabin Safety 4 pages. [PDF 23K]
A flight attendant supervisor reflects on past experience to provide an insight into opportunities for improvement from the working cabin crew’s perspective.
Cabin Emergencies … Are You Prepared? 4 pages. [PDF 24K]
When in-flight trouble allows no time to stop and think, each aircraft crew member must react not only quickly, but appropriately, to discharge his or her responsibilities both as an individual and as a team member.
Coping With Your Tensions 4 pages. [PDF 21K]
The passenger’s comfort and safety can be directly affected by how well the cabin crew reacts to stress. Tension is both positive and negative, explains the author, provided a person keeps his or her upsets in check and copes with them effectively.