The Golden Age of Flight Attendants
A new book documents the evolution of stewardesses from registered nurses to starlets in the sky.
- By Bruce McAllister and Stephan Wilkinson
- AirSpaceMag.com, September 18, 2012
Seattle Museum of Flight
In 1936 passengers on Boeing 80A aircraft had their choice of coffee, tea or milk, along with a box lunch containing a ham sandwich, a pickle, pound cake and a piece of fruit. All of the stewardesses were registered nurses.