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  • Angels Of The Sky – September 11th 2001.

    The terrorist attacks in America on September 11th, 2001 changed the world forever. As the tragic events unfolded, people around the globe watched in horror as thousands of innocent lives were lost right before our eyes. The aviation industry would .....
  • An Open Letter To Disruptive Passengers.

    Over the course of my flying career I have encountered more disruptive passengers than I care to remember. When I say disruptive I don’t mean the ones who are annoyed because we don’t have any chicken left; or the ones who blame you .....
  • A Day In The Life Of A Long Haul Flight Attendant

    Ever wondered what its like to be a Long Haul Flight Attendant? Well wonder no more, as we get the behind the scenes scoop from cabin crew member Rosie, who has been flying for just under 2 years. Over to you Rosie! Phase 1 – The Tiredness and .....
  • Confessions of a Trolley Dolly IFE – Comedy Zone.

    Welcome ladies and gentleman to the ‘Video Zone’ of your Confessions of a Trolley Dolly Inflight Entertainment (IFE) system. Here you can watch a variety of aviation comedy and cabin crew spoofs from the comfort of your own seat. The .....
  • How To Be The Perfect Airline Passenger.

    Ladies and Gentleman a very warm welcome onboard. Do you ever wonder why cabin crew always give you dirty looks? Why the trolley always seems to bang into your elbows or knees as it passes? Why every time the crew get to your seat there’s only .....
  • Angels Of The Sky – Asiana Airlines Flight 214.

    We’ve heard it all before, “You’re just a glorified waiter/waitress in the sky”. ‘Cart-tarts’, ‘Flight-deck floozies’, my own blog even brands us ‘Trolley Dollies’. True, we serve meals, pour tea and coffee. Some of us sell .....
  • Angels Of The Sky – Uli Derickson TWA Flight 847

    The terrorist atrocities of September 11, 2001 changed the aviation industry forever. It also altered the way we looked at airline hijackers. Until that fateful day, terrorists had used aircraft, its passengers and crew as bargaining tools. Now they .....
  • The Patron Saint Of Cabin Crew – Bona Of Pisa.

    Many of our passengers believe that us humble cabin crew are spawns of the devil himself, especially if we offload them for being too drunk, ask them to stow their luggage or turn off their electronic equipment, or heaven forbid we run out of the .....
  • Angels Of The Sky – Ruth Carol Taylor.

    When boarding an aircraft today, passengers are greeted by cabin crew from all races, nationalities and back grounds. But in 1950s America, the flying world was very different. Racial prejudices and a mountain of strict regulations meant there were .....
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Things That Go Bump In The Galley………..

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Cabin Crew

There are hundreds of spooky stories of things that go bump in the galley; tales of ghostly figures and ghoulish apparitions, spotted on board aircraft by crew, ground staff .....

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  • The Top Ten Cabin Crew Lies.

    09/01/2013 // 112 Comments

    To be a good flight attendant, you also have to be a very good liar. It’s one of the unwritten requirements of the job. We lie to passengers from the moment they step onto the aircraft. “We’d like to warmly welcome you .....
  • ‘My flight was being served by an obviously gay flight attendant. As we prepared for landing, he came swishing down the aisle and said “The Captain has asked me to announce that he’ll be landing the big plane shortly, so lovely people, if you .....
  • The primary role of Cabin Crew onboard any aircraft around the world is safety. Forget your life jackets, safety cards, oxygen masks and seatbelts; should the proverbial hit the fan, we are the only piece of safety equipment passengers will need to .....
  • Have you ever heard cabin crew talking about ‘Crop dusting in cattle class?’ And who is this mysterious ‘Bob’ they keep referring to? Surely a ‘Stroke and grope’ can’t mean what it sounds like and what the .....
  • Pilots,captains, commanders, first officers, second officers, god–call them what you like but the boys and girls who sit at the pointy end of any aircraft are a very talented bunch of people. On a normal day for our flight deck friends, .....

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