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  • 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 .....
  • The Evolution Of The KLM Uniform.

    KLM recently celebrated its 100th anniversary and through the years its iconic blue livery and uniform has little changed making KLM and its cabin crew instantly recognisable around the world. While the airline may have first took to the skies on .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
In the spotlight

HIV In The Aviation World

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Cabin Crew

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 .....

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Angels Of The Sky

Style In The Aisles

Premium Economy

  • For those in the aviation industry, there is an age-old saying, a verbal pact between crew that is older than some American Airlines flight attendants. ‘What happens onboard, stays onboard and what happens down-route, stays down-route’. .....
  • 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 .....
  • When I began my cabin crew training many years ago, my fellow budding Trolley Dollies and I were told that when travelling, our beloved passengers ALWAYS leave their brains at home and to ALWAYS expect the unexpected. Well those crew trainers were .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 always give you dirty looks? Why the trolley always seems to bang into your elbows or .....
  • 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 .....