This TV Program Will Make You Hate Air Travel Even More

September 3, 2014

in Travel Essays

  • SumoMe

The Smithsonian Channel is going to do something that will so put you off air travel that you may never willingly board a commercial flight again.

( Dmitry Terekhov Flickr Photo)

( Dmitry Terekhov Flickr Photo)


By showing you what the golden age of passenger air travel
was like back in the last century when it airs “I Was a Jet Set Stewardess” tonight and this coming Sunday.

Why did women want to be “stews”? This clip from the show answers that question.


And what did those of us old enough to have flown the friendly skies way back then relish the most: Meal service unlike what is offered up on today’s flights.

Ah, those were the days.

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