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  • 20 Things You Should NEVER Say To Your Cabin Crew

    Here at Confessions Of A Trolley Dolly we like to make flying easier for everyone. That is why we have shown you ‘How To Be The Perfect Airline Passenger’. Guided you through the ‘A-Z Of Aeroplane Jetiquette’ and explained .....
  • The Worst Things People Can Do On A Plane

    I remember being told in my initial cabin crew training that passengers leave their brains at home. My trainees and I giggled and thought no more of it. But once we gained our wings it didn’t take long in to our career to realise that NOTHING our .....
  • The Terrifying Tale Of ‘The Yellow One’

    Sterling Airlines was founded in 1962, offering charter flights from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean. But by the late 90’s the carrier was struggling financially due to fierce competition from the new ‘no-frills’ airlines and so .....
  • British Airways Uniform Through The Years

    British Airways (BA) is one of the world’s best know airlines and in 2019 celebrated its 100th anniversary, no mean feat in todays cut throat aviation industry. The carrier can trace its history back to August 25, 1919 when Aircraft Transport and .....
  • It’s Time To Start Taking Airplane Safety Seriously.

    On Monday August 5, a British Airways A321 had to be evacuated following an emergency landing in Valencia, Spain after smoke engulfed the cabin. The press reports following the incidents and feedback from passengers has been very critical to the .....
  • Concorde at 50 – A Day In The Life Of Concorde Crew

    Instantly recognisable, immediately eye-catching, unspeakably elegant, Concorde is simply the most iconic aircraft of all time. No passenger plane has captured peoples imagination as magnificently as Concorde. The aircraft took to the skies on March .....
  • 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 .....
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – Journeys of Inspiration!

    Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V. more commonly known as KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. Set up in 1919, KLM today is one of the largest airlines in the world, carrying .....
  • Crew Manual: Public Announcements (PAs)

    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), .....
  • 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 .....
  • You F’Coffee? The Magic Of Airline Coffee……

    For some people, coffee is something that they cannot live without. If you hadn’t had your coffee yet, the second someone starts speaking is the moment you want to crawl into a hole and pretend you are a carrot – or anything else that does not .....
  • 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 .....
  • A Day In The Life Of Cabin Crew – Thomson Airways

    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 .....
In the spotlight

Things That Go Bump In The Galley………..

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Cabin Crew

There are hundreds of spooky tales of ghostly figures, ghoulish apparitions and strange goings on spotted aboard aircraft by crew, ground staff and passengers since man took .....

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Angels Of The Sky

Style In The Aisles

Premium Economy

  • 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), .....
  • There are hundreds of spooky tales of ghostly figures, ghoulish apparitions and strange goings on spotted aboard aircraft by crew, ground staff and passengers since man took to the skies. In the run up to Halloween you will often find crew huddled .....
  • 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 .....

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 always give you dirty looks? Why the trolley always seems to bang into your elbows or .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....