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  • 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 .....
  • Happy 50th Birthday To The Queens Of The Skies!

    February 9, 1969 – the day the Boeing 747 first took to the skies. Since that day, the ‘Jumbo Jet’ has turned into an icon of the aviation world and more than 1,500 have been built. Considering the internet is only 28 years old, .....
  • 50 Things That Make Cabin Crew Happy!

    Despite what some people think, being cabin crew is more than just fancy uniforms, tea and coffee, beef or chicken, sexy pilots and exotic lay-overs. The role can often be incredibly demanding and challenging. Despite these challenges one of the .....
  • Best Cabin Crew Health Hacks

    Many of us strive to live a healthier lifestyle and the new year is the perfect time to make some changes in an attempt to improve our health – to get fit not fat.  If you are contemplating a health kick, you could be forgiven for feeling .....
  • The A – Z Of Airline Pilots.

    Pilot, Aeronaut, Commander, Wingman, Co-Pilot, Aviator, Captain, God. There are many names for the boys and girls who sit at the pointy end of our aircraft, pressing all those buttons, drinking endless cups of tea and coffee while dodging other .....
  • Aviation and Cabin Crew Jargon Explained

    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 .....
  • The History Of The Homosexual Flight Attendant

    ‘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 .....
  • Love Is In The Air…….

    “You’ll have a man in every airport” was the first thing a friend said to me when I told her I was becoming cabin crew. Just another stereotypical image of airline crew, although for some of us it’s not that far from the .....
  • The A-Z Of Aeroplane Jetiquette

    The Oxford English dictionary defines the word ‘Etiquette’ as “the customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group”. Unfortunately, some of our beloved passengers have .....
  • You Know You’re Cabin Crew When…..

    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 social media to answer the following statement, ‘You know .....
  • 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 .....
  • Natural ways to cure Jet-Lag

    Heaven knows, the skies are a cruel enough place to endure without peculiar primal side-effects kicking in every time you take a flight of more than a couple of hours. But a trolley dolly’s pains are never-ending, and with no-one else particularly .....
  • Sichuan Airlines Unveils Stylish New Uniform

    Sichuan Airlines based in Chengdu has launched a bold new uniform, designed to embrace both ‘enthusiasm and calmness’. The 7th incarnation of the uniform comes just in time for the arrival of their first state-of-the-art Airbus A350, signalling .....
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Happy 50th Birthday To The Queens Of The Skies!

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Airlines

February 9, 1969 – the day the Boeing 747 first took to the skies. Since that day, the ‘Jumbo Jet’ has turned into an icon of the aviation world and more .....

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  • Some people think that being cabin crew is easy. Well they’re wrong. It’s hard. It’s hard work getting an interview to get the job. It’s hard work actually getting the job. It’s hard work training for the job and .....
  • 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 .....
  • Crew Manual: Public Announcements (PAs)

    16/09/2013 // 16 Comments

    Cabin Crew, Trolley Dollies, Flight Attendants, Cart Tarts, Air Hosts and Hostesses around the world, welcome to your Confessions of a Trolley Dolly – Crew Manual. In this section, we will guide you through your inflight announcements (PAs), .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....

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