Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 25 Mar 2014
Total posts 198
Why do some hosties or steward's turn their photo id card around during service in flight?
Member since 06 Jun 2017
Total posts 26
Privacy. So u don't look then up on Facebook etc
Member since 16 Jan 2013
Total posts 20
If you’re referring to the ASIC (aviation security identification card) then it is a government issued security card which entitles the holder to work in the secure areas of an airport. For airline employees it often displays the airline name but it’s not a staff ID card. It is required to be worn at all times when working airside. Once boarding closes it no longer needs to be worn and most staff remove it at that point. I’ve never seen it turned around, usually just removed along with their jackets etc on departure.
Why the negative comments? It's true! Trust me - from personal experience, as I held an ASIC. It's to stop you seeing surnames - there's been a few instances of crew members being added on facebook, trolled etc.
Member since 02 Feb 2018
Total posts 30
Agree with above
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