Before 10am: SIA air stewardess up bright and early to ensure a pleasant flight

Being an air stewardess is not just about travelling the world. It also means having very early call times and battling jet lag, says 25-year-old Ms Charmaine Ang.
Air stewardess Charmaine Ang has breakfast with her mum before leaving for her flight.
Air stewardess Charmaine Ang has breakfast with her mum before leaving for her flight.ST PHOTO: SAMUEL RUBY RIANTO

Battling jet lag is all part of the job for air stewardess Charmaine Ang, even with early morning starts.

The 25-year-old, who has been with Singapore Airlines for almost three years, wakes up before 5am, so that she can be at the airport by 7.40am for a flight two hours later.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 25, 2018, with the headline 'Up bright and early to ensure a pleasant flight'. Subscribe