Flying home. Musing.

December 28, 2013

in random,through the looking glass

On ASIANA plane less than 5 minutes I’ve Already noticed vast differences. First of all: Flight attendants’ smiles & willingness to help. 3 flight attendants offered to help me with lifting my carry-on to the overhead bin despite the fact that I’m bigger than all 3 of them combined!

They’re also all very young, thin and pretty. If I were some dumb Westerner with yellow fever, they happen to totally fit into the stereotypical images of Asian females. So I’m conflicted in how much I’m enjoying this. Should I give it some feminist and cultural critique as I enjoy being catered to by people who are pleasant to look at and who see customer service as their job and not some inconvenience?

{ 2 comments }

Naptimewriting December 30, 2013 at 12:08 am

No need for critical theory. Enjoy your flight and your trip!
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Absence Alternatives December 30, 2013 at 9:58 am

:-)

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