2. Most companies allow flight attendants to accept tips, which can be used to your advantage.
While you can opt to give them a few dollars and likely be treated great throughout your entire flight, you don’t necessarily have to give cash. For example, an unopened bag of candy, a magazine or book you’ve already read, or some other small token of your appreciation will go a long way. You’ll get bonus points if you bring something unusual, such as green tea Kit Kats from Japan.