I'm a flight attendant and passengers always make the same mistake when leaving the plane – we hate it | The Sun

A FLIGHT attendant has revealed the worst thing passengers do when they leave the plane.

While you might be in a rush to get off the flight, ignoring the crew is a big no-no.

The anonymous flight attendant explained on Reddit it was their biggest pet peeve when passengers didn't say goodbye or thank you while leaving the cabin.

They wrote: "Not acknowledging us or looking us in the eye, not saying please and thank you.

"We are people, too. Please treat us with respect."

Another crew member agreed, adding: "Thanking the pilot while deplaning and ignoring me or not even looking at me — how insulting.

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Caroline Skahn, who has worked as a flight attendant for five years for American Airlines, also said why it is rude to ignore crew as you get on the plane.

She said: "You'd be surprised how many people step on board and won't even make eye contact with us but will still try to hand us their trash on their way in without saying a word.

"We are only human, but if your flight attendants can say good morning to over 200 people in a row, I think passengers should be able to say it back at least once."

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If you find yourself being ignored by flight crew on a plane, there is a reason why as well.

Called deadheading, it means you could see a member of the crew in their uniform who isn't able to help you, as they are officially off the clock.

A passenger recently revealed why you want to be the last person off the plane – as it could get you extra perks.

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She shared a photo of her sat in the cockpit of a plane, which the pilots had allowed her to enter as she was the only person left onboard.

And seasoned traveller John Burfitt said that booking a seat at the back of the aircraft is the secret to a stress-free flight.

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