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The reality of being an SQ gal

Postby chica86 » Thu, 31 Jan 2008 8:30 pm

nafnaf wrote:hey its ok to smoke during training...you will have teabreaks every now and then and all smokers will smoke outside


oh, thanks a lot for the info! doesn't matter if I'm a girl rite?
hmm..training sounds cool then :D
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Postby nafnaf » Fri, 01 Feb 2008 12:38 pm

you will be surprised that alot of the girls smoke :D

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Postby chica86 » Fri, 01 Feb 2008 2:33 pm

nafnaf wrote:you will be surprised that alot of the girls smoke :D


oh, I'm going to be in the right place with the right people then :D
thanks a lot nafnaf!
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Postby Europeflyer » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 12:57 am

might not really fit - mods feel free to delete if inappropriate

hello, i have a question, i met probably the most enchanting girl
i have ever seen.... :oops: SQ637/A380, NRT-SIN on Friday, August 7th, 2008
C Class, managing row 17 to 27 (left row, A-D), short/neck black hair and
a smile just from another planet....

how can i get a picture of that beauty w/o flying that route again, again and
again..... :D

Salute,
Europeflyer

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Postby Plavt » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 5:03 am

Europeflyer wrote:might not really fit - mods feel free to delete if inappropriate

hello, i have a question, i met probably the most enchanting girl
i have ever seen.... :oops: SQ637/A380, NRT-SIN on Friday, August 7th, 2008
C Class, managing row 17 to 27 (left row, A-D), short/neck black hair and
a smile just from another planet....

how can i get a picture of that beauty w/o flying that route again, again and
again..... :D

Salute,
Europeflyer


You are out of luck, SIA won't tell you who she was! Just have to keep flying and hope for the best. :P

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Postby GreenTee » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 2:26 pm

Hi everyone. Can someone tell me what the interview process is like? After passing round 1 , when do the rest of the 3 rounds take place? Is it during the next few days? I would like to know how many days of leave i might have to take from my current job to attend all the interviews if i do get selected.

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Postby Matney » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 2:27 pm

Europeflyer, why didn't you get that information before you departed the plane or waited to ask her for contact details as she left the plane? Good Luck. If its meant to be, you'll get find her again.

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Postby Plavt » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 3:07 pm

Matney wrote:Europeflyer, why didn't you get that information before you departed the plane or waited to ask her for contact details as she left the plane? Good Luck. If its meant to be, you'll get find her again.


I don't think she would be allowed to give out her personal information although it seems e-mails are OK. Since your husband's a pilot maybe you know something I don't? He will have a hard time finding her again despite my frequent flights and numerous trips around the airport, of the girls I would like to have seen again I never have.

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Postby Europeflyer » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 3:22 pm

Matney wrote:Europeflyer, why didn't you get that information before you departed the plane or waited to ask her for contact details as she left the plane? Good Luck. If its meant to be, you'll get find her again.


tx buddies, well good question Matney, too shy and only realized after the fact what a true beauty that girl is...... :-( would be an expensive hobby to fly that route again and again.... ;-) anyway, eye contact was 'above
average'..... but maybe that's only my imagination....

thanks again
Europeflyer

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Postby jerlyn » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 7:15 am

Europeflyer wrote:
Matney wrote:Europeflyer, why didn't you get that information before you departed the plane or waited to ask her for contact details as she left the plane? Good Luck. If its meant to be, you'll get find her again.


tx buddies, well good question Matney, too shy and only realized after the fact what a true beauty that girl is...... :-( would be an expensive hobby to fly that route again and again.... ;-) anyway, eye contact was 'above
average'..... but maybe that's only my imagination....

thanks again
Europeflyer


hi there.. next time shd u see her again on flight, write her a comment letter and she will be very pleased if u are just too shy to catch her attention.. heaps of luck.. =D

Jer
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Re: The reality of being an SQ gal

Postby jerlyn » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 7:20 am

chica86 wrote:
nafnaf wrote:you will be surprised that alot of the girls smoke :D


oh, I'm going to be in the right place with the right people then :D
thanks a lot nafnaf!


u got long haul flts which is like more than 13 hrs prior from crew briefing or more.. so beware of the addiction...it makes ur head spin when u get ur first cig after more than 13 hrs... :P
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Postby yingying2888 » Tue, 12 Aug 2008 5:49 pm

stumbled upon this thread and i thought i'd like to share my new life as a SQ girl.

i've been flying for more than a month now. and so far, i'd say most of the crew are really nice people.. i feel really lucky to have had a bunch of really close batchmates to provide support for each other in our flying life. we'll meet up during our off days to share our experiences.

prolly 95% of all the crew that i've worked with. they're quite patient and would correct me tactfully if i had done anything wrong. the greens and reds are much much nicer than wat i had expected. i would say at this point of time, i do enjoy flying.. although as time goes by day in and day out we're doing the same mundane thing over and over again.. newpapers, towels, headsets, handing out trays, cleaning toilets.

i realised that there are alot of grey areas.. certain thing that u do might be correct for certain ppl, while others may think your doing the wrong thing. similarly, i guess there's only a thin line between zapping and correcting. my definition of zappy crew are those specially out to make life on board as difficult for u as they can. such as "i dont wanna see your F* face in the galley". sometimes working with "zappy crew" are not a bad thing. it makes me more aware and conscious about my work on the next flight. when i got zapped on my flights, i'd be thinking if there's anything wrong with myself, my attitude or behaviour? to all the junior crews who have jus started out like me, i wud say dont give yourself too much pressure and keep on thinking that the problem lies with ourselves. sometimes zappy crews are just unhappy people and hopes to find happiness from zapping junior crews. i feel sorry for them. dont hide in the hotel room and cry during nightstops, love yourself. there was once when i got zapped by a not-so-senior GS, i felt reli upset but the moment i saw the payroll, i felt it was all worth it. =)

demanding paxs, zappy crew are all part of the job. i dont have any complains looking at the kind of $$ we're earning.. and the best thing bout this job, you dont bring any work home. =)
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Postby akiheartfelt » Wed, 13 Aug 2008 12:20 am

thanks yingying for sharing! a very down to earth yet positive account. i'm starting my training soon yet flying still seems a very long time away :)

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 13 Aug 2008 1:38 am

yingying2888 wrote: zappy crews are just unhappy people and hopes to find happiness from zapping junior crews.


That's about it, in almost any large organization you will find those who demean others to hide their own sense of inadequacy.

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Postby yingying2888 » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 1:36 am

akiheartfelt: thanks! i miss my training days so much. i'm sure u'll realise that ur frens outside will never understand your job when u start to fly. do treaure ur training days, they're the only ones who will reali understand what CC life is all about.. =)

plavt: yeah.. even more so when its a uniform group and everyone is so particular bout seniority..
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