“View from the Top”: A Historical Look at The Beautiful Stewardesses of The 1960s-1980s

Pacific Southwest Airlines employee in mini-skirts and go-go boots.

The flight attendant occupation took permanent shape in the 1930s as “women’s work,” that is, work not only predominately performed by women but also defined as embodying white, middle-class ideals of femininity. Continue reading »

KLM Airlines Transformed An Airplane Into An Apartment, And It’s Beautiful

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By now, almost everyone has spent a bit of time browsing AirBNB. You may not always be able to get away and plan a holiday because it’s not the right time of year, or you have too much work, but just browsing the site can be a whole ton of fun. There are often many vibrant and creative spaces to choose from, and some are just so impressive, beautiful, and eclectic that we just have to share them with you. Continue reading »

Flight Attendant Training at Indigo Airlines in India

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A prospective flight attendant uses a hair spray during a training session at Indigo Airlines’ Ifly training centre in Gurgaon on the outskirts of New Delhi November 18, 2014. (Photo by Adnan Abidi/Reuters)
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