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Happy 50th Birthday To The Queens Of The Skies!

February 9, 1969 – the day the Boeing 747 first took to the skies. Since that day, the ‘Jumbo Jet’ has turned into an icon of the aviation world and more than 1,500 have been built. Considering the internet is only 28 years old, .....

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 .....

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 .....

The A – Z Of Airline Pilots.

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 .....

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 .....

A Day In The Life Of Cabin Crew – Virgin Atlantic

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 .....

The History Of The Homosexual Flight Attendant

‘My flight was being served by an obviously gay flight attendant. As we prepared for landing, he came swishing down the aisle and said “The Captain has asked me to announce that he’ll be landing the big plane shortly, so lovely people, if you .....

The A-Z Of Aeroplane Jetiquette

The Oxford English dictionary defines the word ‘Etiquette’ as “the customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group”. Unfortunately, some of our beloved passengers have .....

You Know You’re Cabin Crew When…..

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 social media to answer the following statement, ‘You know .....

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 .....

The A-Z Of Airline Passengers

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 or break our day. Here we take a look at the different types of passengers .....

United Airlines Unveils New Uniform

United Airlines has given us a first look at its new uniforms on Wednesday January 16, 2019. The new apparel was created in a partnership with fashion designer Tracy Reese, plus retailers Brooks Brothers and Carhartt, who have been working behind .....

Angels Of The Sky – The Crew of Pan Am Flight 103

December 21, 1988 was a night that changed the aviation world forever.  Pan Am Flight 103, a Boeing 747-121 (N739PA) had taken off from London Heathrow Airport at 18.25 with 243 passengers and 16 crew members onboard. We all know the horrifying .....

41 Years In The BA Cabin – Julie Reynolds Story.

BA’s youngest ever flight attendant reveals what it’s been like to work for the airline over 41 years – and why the golden age of flying wasn’t all that…… Julie Reynolds tells all about her lengthy career in the air and explains .....

Sichuan Airlines Unveils Stylish New Uniform

Sichuan Airlines based in Chengdu has launched a bold new uniform, designed to embrace both ‘enthusiasm and calmness’. The 7th incarnation of the uniform comes just in time for the arrival of their first state-of-the-art Airbus A350, signalling .....