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  • 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 .....
  • A Tribute To Monarch Airlines

    Monarch Airlines took to the skies on April 5, 1968 with a charter flight from London’s Luton Airport to Madrid using an ex-Caledonian Bristol 175 Britannia 300. Fast forward 49 years and the once great airline was in financial turmoil. Years of .....
  • What Happens In The Galley, Stays In The Galley!

    Most people’s work places have somewhere employees can escape the stress and boredom of their jobs. Shops have back-rooms where staff can relax and enjoy their lunch – without fear of being pestered by a customer wishing to return a pair .....
  • Angels Of The Sky – Iris Peterson

    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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • You Know You’re Cabin Crew When…..

    Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls a very warm welcome onboard. Please now 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 .....
  • SKYPRO Cabin Crew Uniforms ‘Feel The Ultimate Care’

    Skypro is the leading uniform supplier for cabin crew and pilots. They were the first in the world to manufacture certified footwear for aviation professionals and today, the company is using the latest technologies to develop a full collection of .....
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A Tribute To Monarch Airlines

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Airlines

Monarch Airlines took to the skies on April 5, 1968 with a charter flight from London’s Luton Airport to Madrid using an ex-Caledonian Bristol 175 Britannia 300. Fast .....

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  • Ever wondered what its like to be a Long Haul Flight Attendant? Well wonder no more, as we get the behind the scenes scoop from cabin crew member Rosie, who has been flying for just under 2 years. Over to you Rosie! Phase 1 – The Tiredness and .....
  • 2014 was a momentous year for Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways. The airline welcomed two new state-of-the-art aircraft into its fleet in the shape of the Boeing 787-9 ‘Dreamliner’; serving as the backbone of its global network and the .....
  • Sunday January 8 1989, a day many people will never forget. Christmas and New Year had come and gone, and it had been just over two weeks since a Pan Am Jumbo Jet had exploded over the small Scottish town of Lockerbie, killing all 259 souls on-board .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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’. .....

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