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More food for free

“You can go to the galley and ask the flight attendants for another meal, if you are hungry and if we have any spare meals, we would be more than happy to provide you with some,” Derry, a chief flight attendant, said. “The same goes for snacks and drinks. Just ask us nicely, we’ll definitely give it to you.”
However another worker said it’s better to bring your own food. “It is often better than the inflight meal (typically only applies to economy) and cheaper,” student pilot Connor said. Photo: Getty

Airline staff share their top tips for a better flight

Kristine Tarbert
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Anything to make a long-haul flight more bearable is always appreciated.

Now airline staff have shared some of what they think passengers can do to get the most out of a flight, whether it’s through extra food, upgrades, or other freebies.

A recent Quora thread asked the question “As an airline employee, what are some airline hacks that most passengers are not aware of?”

Scroll through the gallery for some top travel tips shared by airline staff past and present.

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