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  • 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 .....
  • 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 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
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A Tribute To Thomas Cook

by Confessions of a Trolley Dolly in Airlines

On Monday September 23, 2019 we woke to the devastating news that Thomas Cook, the worlds oldest travel company had gone in to liquidation. Thomas Cook had been around for .....

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Angels Of The Sky

Style In The Aisles

Premium Economy

  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....
  • 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 .....

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