Check Your Attitude
Frequent flyers know the secret to getting special treatment during a flight: be nice! "Most passengers seem pretty miserable when they're flying," explained Zach Honig, the editor in chief of miles travel site The Points Guy. "You'll really stick out if you smile and be polite in all of your interactions with airport and airline staff."
Another tip for getting on a flight attendant's good side? Make eye contact during the security demonstration. You might be the only one.