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Confessions of a Trolley Dolly

The Terrifying Tale Of ‘The Yellow One’

Sterling Airlines was founded in 1962, offering charter flights from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean. But by the late 90’s the carrier was struggling financially due to fierce competition from the new ‘no-frills’ airlines and so .....

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 .....

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 .....

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 .....

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 .....

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 .....

Things That Go Bump In The Galley………..

There are hundreds of spooky tales of ghostly figures, ghoulish apparitions and strange goings on spotted aboard aircraft by crew, ground staff and passengers since man took to the skies. In the run up to Halloween you will often find crew huddled .....

The Evolution Of The KLM Uniform.

KLM recently celebrated its 100th anniversary and through the years its iconic blue livery and uniform has little changed making KLM and its cabin crew instantly recognisable around the world. While the airline may have first took to the skies on .....

A Tribute To Thomas Cook

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 178 years and its failure put 22,000 jobs at risk globally, including 9,000 .....

Aeromexico Unveils Uninspiring New Uniform

Aeromexico is giving its near 3,000 flight attendants a new look – one that, to be honest, has left us feeling a little uninspired. The new apparel, which appears much more conservative than the airlines previous look, has been created by .....