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  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • How To Get The Best Seats On The Plane

    Your bags are packed, you’re ready to go. You’ve got your passports, boarding cards and tickets and the specially purchased multi-purpose items you’ll never use again. There’s just one thing standing between you and your dream holiday. But .....
  • The Ghosts Of Flight 401…..

    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 a passenger wanting another drink, something else to eat or doing their .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
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The Worst Things People Can Do On A Plane

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Cabin Crew

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 .....

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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 .....
  • What Made You Want To Be Cabin Crew?

    18/02/2015 // 18 Comments

    What made you want to be cabin crew? Was it the thought of travelling the world, visiting exotic and far-flung destinations and getting to stay in the best five-star hotels? Was it your desire to wear a fabulous designer uniform and strut your stuff .....
  • The A – Z Of Airline Pilots.

    29/01/2018 // 4 Comments

    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 .....
  • Tragically on May 30, 2016 Owen Bedall author of ‘Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant’ was found dead in his home in Melbourne, Australia. This is my review of the book and it’s inclusion into our Confessions of a Trolley .....
  • 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 .....

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