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Angels Of The Sky

Cabin crew are there for your safety. We are the most important safety feature onboard any aircraft and here we look at some of the heroes and heroines of our community, those who have gone above and beyond in the line of duty and have changed the face of our industry.

Martinair MP495 – A Flight Attendants Story

Just a few days before Christmas on December 21, 1992, Martinair flight MP495 crashed at Faro Airport (FAO), Portugal. On board were 13 crew members and 327 passengers. Tragically 54 passengers and two cabin crew were killed in the accident. One of .....

A Tribute To Malaysia Airlines

On March 8, 2014 Malasyia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 disappeared without a trace. Although there has been much speculation, no one knows for certain what exactly happened to the Boeing 777. Just over four months later on July 17, 2014, the airline .....

Angels Of The Sky – Asiana Airlines Flight 214

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 ‘Trolley Dollies’. True, we serve meals, pour tea and coffee, sell .....

Angels Of The Sky – Ruth Carol Taylor

When boarding an aircraft today, passengers are greeted by cabin crew from all races, nationalities and back grounds. But in 1950s America, the flying world was very different. Racial prejudices and a mountain of strict regulations meant there were .....

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 .....

The Crews Of 9/11

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 .....

Jan Brown, United Flight 232 The Un-Flyable Plane

On July 19, 1989 United Airlines Flight 232 crash landed at Sioux City Airport (SUX), Iowa. The incident is one of the most widely recognised crashes in the world. Dubbed the ‘un-flyable plane’, the scenario has been recreated in flight .....

Barbara Jane Harrison BOAC Flight 712

On Monday April 8, 1968 Barbara Jane Harrison put on her designer BOAC uniform and made her way to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) to join ten other cabin crew members operating Flight 712, bound for Sydney Australia Via Zurich and .....