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Confessions of a Trolley Dolly

Dealing With Redundancy

Redundancy. It’s a word that many of us in the aviation industry hear all too often. Over the last few years, here in the UK alone, thousands of aviation workers have lost their jobs following the collapses of Monarch, Thomas Cook, Flybe and .....

Head In The Clouds: Looking After Your Mental Health

Working in the aviation industry is more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle choice, one that is beloved by millions around the world. But today, for so many of us, we face the very real threat of having that taken away from us, loosing our .....

A Day In The Life Of A Lockdown Trolley Dolly

6:OO UTC  Is it really that time again?  I hate early starts. But for some reason on lockdown I’ve been awake at this time EVERY. BLOODY. DAY. I manage to drift back off and dream about endless calls bells, irritating passengers, baggage .....

Aer Lingus Uniform Through The Years

Since Aer Lingus took to the skies, a total of ten different uniform designs have graced their aircraft aisles, created from a host of leading Irish fashion names including Irene Gilbert, Neillí Mulcahy, Digby Morton, Ib Jorgensen, Paul Costello .....

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 .....

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 .....

Japan Airlines Adopts Trousers In Uniform Re-Design

On July 23, Japan Airlines (JAL) revealed newly designed uniforms for its employees, giving female cabin attendants the choice of wearing trousers for the first time in the carriers history. Cabin Crew, engineers, ground staff and others will start .....