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  • HIV In The Aviation World

    December 1st is known globally as World AIDS Day. Founded in 1988, it is an opportunity for people around the world to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for those living with the condition and to remember this who are no longer with .....
  • Top Ten Cabin Crew Uniforms 2019

    From Vivienne Westwood’s stunning Virgin Atlantic apparel, Air France with Christian Lacroix and Hainan Airlines by Laurence Xu; to in-house designs from Loganair, Flybe and Thai Airways our Top Ten Cabin Crew Uniforms list has included some of .....
  • A Tribute To Thomas Cook

    On Monday September 23, 2019 we woke to the devastating news that Thomas Cook, the worlds oldest travel company had gone in to liquidation. Thomas Cook had been around for 178 years and its failure put 22,000 jobs at risk globally, including 9,000 .....
  • British Midland Flight 092 The Kegworth Air Disaster.

    Sunday January 8 1989, a day many people will never forget. Christmas and New Year had come and gone, and it had been just over two weeks since Pan Am Flight 103 had exploded over the small Scottish town of Lockerbie, killing all 259 souls on-board .....
  • The Top Ten Cabin Crew Lies

    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. “Good Morning” – What’s good .....
  • United Airlines Unveils New Uniform

    United Airlines has given us a first look at its new uniforms on Wednesday January 16, 2019. The new apparel was created in a partnership with fashion designer Tracy Reese, plus retailers Brooks Brothers and Carhartt, who have been working behind .....
  • A Day In The Life Of Cabin Crew – Virgin Atlantic

    Your hard working, gorgeous and glamorous cabin crew, no matter what airline they work for, are trained to the highest standards in emergency and standard operating procedures, first aid and of course keeping our beloved passengers happy with our .....
  • The Patron Saint Of Cabin Crew – Bona Of Pisa

    Many of our passengers believe that we humble cabin crew are spawns of the devil himself, especially if we offload them for being too drunk, ask them to stow their luggage, turn off their electronic equipment, or heaven forbid we run out of the .....
In the spotlight

Ten Things We're Excited About In 2020

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Airlines

Growing up I thought that by the year 2020 we’d all be living in space, globetrotting using teleports and I’d be a multi-millionaire. Instead we’re on the brink of .....

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Angels Of The Sky

Style In The Aisles

Premium Economy

  • ‘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 .....
  • Your hard working, gorgeous and glamorous cabin crew, no matter what airline they work for, are trained to the highest standards in emergency and standard operating procedures, first aid and of course keeping our beloved passengers happy with our .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • Our Favourite Memories of Flying

    04/02/2016 // 0 Comments

    Ever since I was a child and my father and I used to cycle to our local airport to watch the aeroplanes coming and going, I have always dreamt of a job in the skies. My favourite memory of flying has to be my first ever flight as cabin crew, many .....

First Class

  • 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 .....
  • The Oxford English dictionary defines the word ‘Etiquette’ as “the customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession .....
  • Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls a very warm welcome onboard. Please stow your hand luggage, take your seats, shut up and belt up. Recently I asked my lovely followers on .....
  • Have you ever been onboard an aircraft alone in the galley in the middle of the night and felt like you’re being watched? Like someone is there with you? Usually it’s .....
  • Ladies and gentlemen, welcome onboard. Ever wondered why the cabin lights get dimmed for take off and landing when it’s dark? Perhaps you’ve pondered how .....
  • Ladies and Gentleman a very warm welcome onboard. Do you ever wonder why cabin crew give you dirty looks? Why the trolley always seems to bang into your elbows or knees as it .....
  • Ladies and gentlemen welcome to the fashion pages of Confessions Of A Trolley Dolly. Forget Vogue, forget GQ, our Style In The Aisles section is THE place to get all the .....
  • Everyday, crew around the world come into contact with hundreds of different people from all walks of life. I’m sure most of us will agree that the passengers can make .....
  • It’s a challenging time to be cabin crew. Being verbally abused, shouted and screamed at has always been one of the perils of our career. We literally come in to contact .....
  • 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 .....