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Virgin Atlantic – Flying in the Face of Ordinary!

Some years ago, a young Richard Branson had been on holiday with his wife to be in the British Virgin Islands. Waiting to catch a flight to Puerto Rico, it was announced that their American Airlines service had been cancelled. Branson called a .....

The A-Z Of Aeroplane Jetiquette

The Oxford English dictionary defines the word ‘Etiquette’ as “The customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group”. Unfortunately, some of our beloved passengers have .....

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), .....

Angels Of The Sky – Asiana Airlines Flight 214

We’ve heard it all before, “You’re just a glorified waiter/waitress in the sky”. ‘Cart-tarts’, ‘Flight-deck floozies’, my own blog even brands us ‘Trolley Dollies’. True, we serve meals, pour tea and coffee, sell .....

You Know You’re Cabin Crew When…..

Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls a very warm welcome onboard. Please stow your hand luggage, take your seats, shut up and belt up. Recently I asked my lovely followers on social media to answer the following statement, ‘You know .....

Angels Of The Sky – Ruth Carol Taylor

When boarding an aircraft today, passengers are greeted by cabin crew from all races, nationalities and back grounds. But in 1950s America, the flying world was very different. Racial prejudices and a mountain of strict regulations meant there were .....

50+ Useless Aviation Facts

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

The A-Z Of Airline Passengers

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

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 .....