04/07/2018 08:30 BST | Updated 04/07/2018 08:30 BST

12 Things Flight Attendants Won't Board A Plane Without

These are the essentials that flight attendants always carry with them when they fly.

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Air travel is a delicate balance. You never want to overdo it when you're packing, but you also don't want to forget anything important.

HuffPost spoke to a few flight attendants to find out their must-have carry-on items for flying, whether for work or pleasure. Keep scrolling to find out what essentials they can't get on a plane without.

Selfie Stick

"One of my favourite gadgets these days is my Yoozon selfie stick. On most of my trips I'm alone, discovering and capturing amazing photographs for my Instagram. It's also a tripod and has a wireless remote built into its compact design. It fits into my back pocket and has really improved my travel photography." ― Jay Robert, flight attendant and creator of Fly Guy


"Flying dries you out like a raisin. I need to be better about drinking more water, but I do rely heavily on moisturiser and apply it at least two times a day." ― Melissa, a flight attendant with American Airlines


"I always have Airborne with me, especially during flu season — so we, as flight attendants, can stay healthy and continue delivering excellent customer service." ― Angelina Perez, a flight attendant with Delta

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