11 Secrets from airline employees (including why you definitely shouldn't drink the coffee)

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Joe Ellison

At its best, air travel is glamour and adventure personified. At its worst, it's a minefield of delays, lost baggage and having to jostle with a stranger over an armrest without spilling the measly thimble of soft drink your attendant just poured out.

But now there might be light at the end of the customs tunnel, as a whole bundle of airline secrets has just been revealed thanks to one fascinating discussion on AskReddit.

Posted under the thread People who work for airlines, what are secrets passengers don't know?, it turns out quite a lot - here are some of the most eye-opening posts... Oh and you may want to find another way of boosting your caffeine levels the next time you're flying long-haul...

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