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A flight attendant says she was too exhausted to report a passenger who shoved her when a flight was overbooked: report

Posted On: 24 Oct 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A flight attendant says she was too exhausted to report a passenger who shoved her when a flight was overbooked: report

Summary List Placement A flight attendant told The New York Times she was shoved by a passenger in May - but felt too exhausted to report the incident.
Nas Lewis, a flight attendant based in Chicago, told The Times that the passenger became upset about an overbooked flight.
Lewis didn't report being pushed because she was too worn out, she told The Times. "As flight attendants, we are at our wits' end," Lewis said. She withheld her airline's name because of its media policy, The Times reported.
Lewis is the founder of th|AIR|apy , an organization which advocates for flight attendants' mental health. She told The Times that the shortage of staff in the airline industry was making attendants "anxious."
"There's not enough people," she said. Staff "don't know what we're going to deal with on any given day," she added.
The Times interviewed more than a dozen flight attendants from major airlines who said they felt exhausted, overworked, and scared for their safety.

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