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  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • Confessions of a Trolley Dolly IFE – CrewControl

    Ladies and Gentleman a very warm welcome to our Confessions of a Trolley Dolly Inflight Entertainment IFE Zone, bringing you all the very best aviation related music, videos and literature. Here, we introduce you to the fabulous CrewControl band, .....
  • 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 .....
  • How To Be The Perfect Airline Passenger.

    Ladies and Gentleman a very warm welcome on board. 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 .....
  • 4 Fun Ways To Entertain Yourself On A Long Flight

    There aren’t many things more draining than a long flight on which you have no means of entertaining yourself. If you’re able to sleep that’s wonderful, but let’s face it – many of us don’t sleep particularly well on planes, even .....
  • The A-Z Of Airline Passengers.

    Everyday, cabin crew around the world come into contact with hundreds of different people, from all walks of life. I’m sure most crew will agree that the passengers we welcome onboard our aircraft can make or break our day. Here we take a look .....
  • A Day in the Life of Cabin Crew – Ryanair.

    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 .....
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The A – Z Of Airline Pilots.

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Cabin Crew

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 .....

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  • Manchester Airport, early morning of August 22, 1985. It was the peak of the British summer holiday season, the airport was busy and hordes of passengers were arriving for their flights ready to be whisked off for some sunshine. Among them were 129 .....
  • 50 Useless Aviation Facts.

    31/05/2013 // 34 Comments

    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 much the most expensive plane ticket in the world costs? Want to know how many .....
  • The A-Z Of Aeroplane Jetiquette.

    04/02/2014 // 94 Comments

    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 .....
  • Angels Of The Sky – Iris Peterson.

    17/12/2012 // 5 Comments

    For many of us trolley dollies, the thought of serving tea and coffee, beef or chicken and dealing with awkward passengers and randy pilots until we’re in our 80’s, is something that nightmares are made of. But for one incredible lady .....
  • Alaska Airlines and fashion designer Luly Yang have debuted a modern, West Coast-inspired, custom-designed uniform collection. At a fashion show inside Alaska’s Sea-Tac hangar, employee models walked the runway, showcasing over 90 garments .....

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