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Are you embarrassed that you are a book lover who loves the earth? Why not take a green literary vacation?

Green Travel Benefits Finding enjoyment with a vacation that offers extra benefits is the best part of Eco-Friendly travel. You’re probably a green traveler if you want more meaningful, challenging, and adventurous experiences in your travels with sensitivity and responsibility for the environment and the local cultures. I consider myself Eco-Friendly since I like to…

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5 surprising things about flight attendants today

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” Unknown flight attendant Check out these surprising things about  flight attendants The flight attendant job is not glamorous. “We deal with a lot of trash —…

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How did the 1970s change air travel forever?

Big winds of social revolutions and innovation brought winds of change to air travel. Stewardesses fought back and became flight attendants. It started when the1968, federal courts struck down the rules forbidding marriage and age requirements, for stewardesses. This action skyrocketed the momentum that zoomed into the 1970s with two major landmark changes for airline…

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Enjoy air travel with a 1950s stewardess.

Welcome aboard. When passengers boarded the plane; a stewardess would greet everyone and hand them a postcard. Since flying was so rare passengers felt compelled to document every moment on postcards with pictures of the plane or in-flight meal, to show their less lucky loved ones what the newfangled experience was like. Hang on to…

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Hop on board and continue your flight with stewardesses in post WWII

Post-WWII gave us advanced airplanes and a booming economy. This combination lured tens of thousands of passengers like you aloft. Along with the growth in air travel, the rules of the business had changed. Ticket prices were government-regulated since most airlines flew the same planes, airlines sought new ways to compete. The basis of competition…

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What happened to stewardesses and air travel during WWII?

During WWII, commercial air travel came to a halt and gave way to flying limited aircraft designed to serve the war effort. WWII also brought changes for the stewardess. When the second world war began in 1939, female stewardesses with their nursing skills left the airlines to offer their healing skills in the military. This…

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