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stewardess

a woman who performs a steward's job on an aircraft or ship
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But some stewardesses fear they may lose the traditional feminine image which instills passenger confidence and attracts star- struck hopefuls into the profession.
But it meant the stewardesses lost out on flying allowance payments.
The Jet Sex rests on extraordinarily broad research, drawing not only on the popular press but also on corporate archives, government documents, and the testimony of hundreds of former airline stewardesses who provided interviews, letters, diaries, and other memorabilia.
Then she guides us through the days of competition, then the era of deregulation, in which the aura of the stewardesses began to slide.
The airline began by letting stewardesses wear headscarves on trips to Jeddah and Medina, cities in Saudi Arabia used by pilgrims to Islamic holy sites, and have now expanded it to other Arab states.
Airborne Dreams: "Nisei" Stewardesses and Pan American World Airways, by Christine R.
Yano, Airborne Dreams: 'Nisei' Stewardesses and Pan American World Airways, Durham, Duke University Press (2011), 228 pp.
The series follows the lives and loves of a group of stewardesses, and the mysterious disappearance of one of their own.
By the mid-1940s, airline stewardesses had helped define a kind of youthful, adventure-bound femininity that was steeped in daring but still remained within the bounds of acceptable femininity.
RUSSELL BRAND has flown into turbulence after bagging THREE Virgin air stewardesses.
The Stewardesses (1969) Reputedly the most profitable 3-D film, this tits-and-ass flick won fame for new scenes that were shot and added while it still played in theaters
Most airlines refused to hire married women and forced stewardesses to resign if they chose to marry while working.