Author Jeanne Webb served as a flight attendant for one of the largest airlines in the United States for over three decades, from the 1950s through the 1980s. During that time, she encountered all kinds of personalities in her work, both on and off the airplane.
In Hey, Lady! Hey, Waitress! Hey, Miss!, she shares some of her most memorable stories from that time period. The life of a flight attendant was unique during Webb’s career, and she recorded many of her stories in diaries and journals. Now she recalls strange conversations and events, as well as humorous, rewarding, and sometimes aggravating interactions with a wide range of passengers. Featuring celebrity encounters, bizarre requests, medical emergencies, and poignant recollections, these stories illustrate the unusual situations faced by flight attendants on a daily basis.
In this personal narrative, one woman paints an intriguing picture of the exciting and occasionally crazy experiences of flight attendants in the latter half of the twentieth century.