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Alberta Ferretti unveils the new Alitalia uniforms

Despite an uncertain cloud over its future, Alitalia is decking out its cabin crew in sleek new uniforms created by Italian fashion designer Alberta Ferretti.Featuring the colours of the Italian flag, the new collection, according to the statement .....

Angels Of The Sky – Uli Derickson TWA Flight 847

The terrorist atrocities of September 11, 2001 changed the aviation industry forever. It also altered the way we looked at airline hijackers. Until that fateful day, terrorists had used aircraft, its passengers and crew as bargaining tools. Now they .....

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 .....

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 scratch-cards, .....

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 .....

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 .....

4 Fun Ways To Entertain Yourself On A Long Flight

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 .....