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Confessions of a Trolley Dolly

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 .....

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 .....

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 .....

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 .....