The worst thing you can do when boarding the plane, according to flight attendant | The Sun

A FLIGHT attendant has revealed the worst things passengers do when they board the plane.

Jay Roberts previously worked as a senior flight attendant for Emirates.

He asked on his Facebook page A Fly Guy's Crew Network what some of the worst things travellers do on plane.

Jay shared his own bugbear, and it happens while boarding a plane.

He told MailOnline: "The main thing that a passenger can do to start out on the wrong foot is avoiding eye contact or ignoring a basic greeting when I say hello to them.

"Besides being rude, it disrespects the crew's role as safety professionals.

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"If that plane is on fire and needs to be evacuated, I'm going to risk my life and stay behind to make sure you get off safely. Or if you get sick I'm going be by your side, doing everything I can to save your life, and you can't even acknowledge I'm standing here saying hello to you?"

Another flight attendant revealed they hate it when passengers ask for water while boarding.

They explained: "Bottom line – we don't find it cute, when you stop us from what we're doing to crack open the seals on the water and cups for a single glass of water."

Sarah Goodwin, a cabin crew member for Virgin Australia, alsospilled the beans on why crew want to check your pass when you board.

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“We are actually looking for the destination, your flight number and the date.”

Despite passengers worrying over their seats, Sarah is making sure no one ends up at the wrong destination on the other end.

“Yes, and people think that it can’t happen but it definitely does."

Crew are also checking to see if you are an "ABP".

Ex-flight attendant Carrie told The Sun Online: "When passengers are boarding, you're assessing them and seeing if they are an ABP.

"This stands for an Able-Bodied Passenger, meaning in an emergency and if I needed help, who I could ask.

"At the door, whilst greeting passengers and checking their boarding card, I would make a very quick assessment to see if they were well, coherent, could understand me and looked fit and healthy."

Another flight attendant has revealed three etiquette rules that all passengers should follow, including who gets to claim the armrests.

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