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50+ Useless Aviation Facts

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome on board. Ever wondered why the cabin lights get dimmed for take off and landing when it’s dark? Perhaps you’ve pondered how expensive is the most expensive plane ticket in the world? Want to know how many .....

The A-Z Of Airline Passengers

Everyday, crew around the world come into contact with hundreds of different people from all walks of life and i’m sure most of us will agree that the passengers can either make or break our day. Here we take a look at the different types of .....

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 customers. Office workers have .....

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 .....

The Incredible 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 Patron Saint Of Cabin Crew ‘St. Bona Of Pisa’

Many of our passengers believe that we humble cabin crew are spawns of the devil himself, especially if we offload them for being too drunk, ask them to stow their luggage, open their window blind, or heaven forbid we run out of the chicken option .....

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 .....

How To Be The Perfect Airline Passenger

Ladies and Gentleman a very warm welcome onboard. Do you ever wonder why cabin crew give you dirty looks? Why the trolley always seems to bang into your elbows or knees as it passes? Why every time the crew get to your seat there’s no ice for .....