Although many passengers buy any kind of food that sounds good at the airport or bring their favorite snacks from home to eat on the plane, flight attendants are more selective about what they consume on the job. [related]
Cabin crews often have to grab a bite to eat when they can. Their job demands that they be on call to attend to passengers for the entire flight. Easy-to-eat snacks that don’t have to be refrigerated or warmed up take precedence over actual meals. Out of consideration for passengers’ noses — and allergies — crews will try to avoid smelly foods and those that can induce allergic reactions.
But there are even more foods and drinks that flight attendants will avoid in flight, for a variety of reasons. Read on to find out what 15 foods and drinks flight attendants avoid a plane.