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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 .....

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 .....

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 .....

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 .....