Brussels, BELGIUM: The Land of Choco!

belgBrussels has been one of my most recent flights and probably one of the best I should say! The flight was pretty busy however the customers, which are Belgian majority, are one of the nicest people I have ever met. It was indeed an amazing flight. Before I go on, let me give you some quick information about this city. Brussels, is one of the 19 municipalities that comprises the Brussels Capital Region, and serves as the capital city of the Kingdom of Belgium. The region has a population of 1.2 million and a metropolitan area with a population of over 1.8 million, the largest in the country. Brussels is also the de facto capital of the European Union as it hosts a number of principal EU institutions. Today, the majority language being spoken in the city is French. Continue reading

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Chennai, INDIA: The Incredible Hindustan

indiaWe have both turnaround and layover flight to Chennai, and I was so lucky to be rostered for the layover one. I always wanted to see India but never had the chance because buying a plane ticket in Japan is a luxury.

Let me give you some interesting facts about this city. Chennai or formerly known as Madras, is a city located in the state of Tamil Nadu and it also serves as the capital. It is one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centres in South India. Chennai is among the most visited Indian cities by foreign tourists. It was ranked 43rd most visited city in the world for year 2015. The Quality of Living Survey also rated Chennai as the safest city in India. Continue reading

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Paris, FRANCE: First Step on European Soil

franc.jpgBonjour, what’s going on guys? The weather here in the United Arab Emirates is totally amazing. It is winter right now and guess what? Two days ago it rained and it was a first time for me! Anyway, I know it’s been a while since I last posted and again, I would like to apologise for that. Things have been really busy for me for the past few months and I just went on leave last January and spent it in Tokyo with my mum. I’d definitely write about it if time permits. So for now, I would like to share you my first trip to the lovely Europe. Continue reading

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Sydney, AUSTRALIA: Southern Hemisphere’s Finest City

ausFirst of all, I am sorry for not being able to write for quite a long time as I don’t have a proper internet connection at home yet. Lots of things happened in the past four months of my flying career and I can’t wait to share all of these and so you guys can catch up with me as well.

I did my Sydney flight on the 1st of August, 2016. It was my second Australian city to visit. I was totally amazed of how beautiful the city and how cosmopolitan it is. With the help of my good Chinese friends, they brought me to the city’s popular spots. Continue reading

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Accra, GHANA: First Visit to Mama Africa!


Good day, readers! I just came back from my flight yesterday and feeling very tired after doing the Accra-Abidjan-Accra sector. It was my first ever trip to the African continent and I can say that it was truly a one of a kind experience. Addition to that, I had the best crew and we all became friends even after the flight. Continue reading

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Brisbane, AUSTRALIA: First Visit to the Land Down Under

ausHello, readers! I am so excited to share you my photos and write about my very first visit to the very beautiful island nation of Australia! I did a 14-hour direct flight from Dubai to Brisbane and it was pretty tiring. We also had couple of moderate turbulence which made us to strapped ourselves into our jump seats, especially when we we’re flying over the Indian and Indonesian airspace. Continue reading

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Bangkok, THAILAND: My First Operational Flight!

thaMy first ever operational flight is a multi sector flight from Dubai to Bangkok, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and back. I was very nervous because I will be flying officially as an operating crew with an assigned door for the first time. I also need to answer the safe talk which everyone dreads about. Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA: First Flight, First Layover.

mlsWhen I saw my first flight on the roster and it says KUL – the IATA airport code for Kuala Lumpur International Airport, I could not believe it. Malaysia is simply my most favourite country in the world so I got really excited about it, and the best thing was, I flown with a fellow trainee from South Korea and it somehow made me feel comfortable and less nervous. Continue reading

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Welcome Onboard! Farewell, Batchmates!

13439022_10209930313082456_1847107560358600240_nThe eight weeks of intense training is finally over. It has been a truly priceless experience and we are now released for flying! Getting into this job is hard, and the training itself is much harder. Being a cabin crew is not about ‘chicken or beef’ nor ‘coffee or tea’ as what others may think. Cabin crews are not just about looking badass at the airport concourses and up in the sky, and whilst walking up and down the aisle. Same with restaurants, it seems so easy to serve people, but the customers does not see what is really happening in the back. There are lots of thing that needs to be secured, checked, and prepared.

We have learnt how to deal with different types of emergencies such as evacuating an aircraft on water – or ditching, land evacuation, how to safely evacuate from a smoke-filled cabin, extinguish fire, deal with decompression, turbulence, perform CPR, give birth on-board, and tons of medical situations. We have been also trained on how to restrain anyone who is a threat either to the crew or passengers – but as a last resort.

There are still so many things to learn and discover outside the training college. I am nervous and excited on my first supy flight, which will be two days from now.

I have met lots of people along the way, heard stories, share laughters, and hardships, and I am going to miss everyone! Now, I have to face the path I have chosen – to serve people with a smile whilst ensuring everyone’s safety. I am now living my dreams and it feels very surreal. I am just very grateful to everyone who supported me all the way, and to those people who kept on telling me that I made them proud!

And lastly, to my lovely batch mates (AB 3168) whom I want to give some recognition.

Aline and Yoan from France
Yu Chu from Taiwan
Jone and Ester from Spain
Bel, Samantha, and Nadine from the United Kingdom
Masha from Ireland
Mateus from Brasil
Viveksha from Mauritius
Hyejin and Minjoo from South Korea
Sabina from India
Tarek from Egypt
Sarka from the Czech Republic
My most favourite Sofia from Argentina!

…and yours truly, Ryu from Japan!

These people made my journey even more exciting! They are the best. I love them so much to the moon and back and they will be in my heart, forever.

Hello tomorrow.. Safe skies, everyone!

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First Roster! First SUPY!

I just received my very first roster today and I am so excited! Couple of weeks back, I was joking around with my batch mates telling them that I am going to get Kuala Lumpur as my first SUPY flight – Malaysia is my most favourite country in the world, and it happened. “Be careful on what you wish for ’cause you might just get it” as the Pussycat Dolls said, lol.

Yes, I am flying to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on my very first SUPY flight, on an Airbus A380. The rest of my layovers are going to be in Brisbane, Accra, and Bangkok.

Also, I have finished my two-week service training already and will be leaving the training college, soon. Before I wrap up this short post, let me share some of our photos taken during the service training!

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