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Captain Jetson USA defeats Covid 19 blues

By Captain spotter, Tue 12th May, 2020 at 14:06
How an ex-cabin crew member has followed a new course....
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UN chief says downing of Malaysian Airline flight may be ‘war crime’

By cabincrew.com, Tue 29th Jul, 2014 at 12:56
United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay has said the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 may constitute a “war crime”. Ukraine and Western governments believe pro-Russian rebels shot down the plane using a missile system supplied by Russia.
The Boeing 777 aircraft came down on route from Amsterdam on July 17th with the loss of 298, mostly Dutch, lives.

In turn, Moscow and the rebels have blamed Ukrainian forces for the plane crash.
Dutch investigators are still
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Can I sit there please? easyJet reveals the most popular places on the plane

By cabincrew.com, Thu 5th Jun, 2014 at 09:30
With millions set to jet off this summer easyJet has revealed the most popular places to sit on the plane.
The UK's largest airline polled 10,000 passengers from countries across Europe on their seat preference and found that nationality, age and travel companion all play an important factor in where passengers prefer to sit.
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BA to power jets with fuel made from landfill waste

By cabincrew.com, Tue 22nd Apr, 2014 at 08:56
British Airways - Britain’s flagship carrier – says it is committed to using sustainable jet fuel in the future.
BA revealed plans to power its flights using sustainable jet fuel made from landfill waste – a move it says will be equal to taking 150,000 cars off the road.

In partnership with Solena Fuels, Britain’s flagship carrier says it’s
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Better boarding could save airlines $10m a year, says study

By cabincrew.com, Tue 11th Feb, 2014 at 09:10
An academic study recognises that too much boarding time is wasted as air passengers slowly shuffle around once on board, finding spaces for their bags in over-head compartments.
The study from Clarkson University School of Business in New York has come up with a new solution for airlines to speed the flow of passengers to their seats, and cut down on the work
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Airport’s new uniforms say ‘We’re proud to work for Gatwick’

By cabincrew.com, Mon 18th Nov, 2013 at 14:16
Gatwick Airport has unveiled a new look wardrobe for its employees, created by award-winning corporate wear specialists Jermyn Street Design.
The introduction of this new runway-ready wardrobe follows extensive consultations with Gatwick employees - customer service advisors, operations and engineering staff, security personnel - who asked for new uniforms to be fit for purpose and that
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Passenger lands at Humberside Airport when pilot taken ill

By cabincrew.com, Wed 9th Oct, 2013 at 12:58
There were dramatic scenes at Humberside Airport this week as a passenger landed a small aeroplane after the pilot fell ill at the controls.
According to the BBC, police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the airport after the pilot collapsed and a distress call was made from the light aircraft.

Two flying instructors were called in to advise the passenger how to
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Baby bookings are booming on flights from Britain

By cabincrew.com, Wed 25th Sep, 2013 at 12:18
There’s been a massive hike in the number of British babies taking to the skies, according to the latest research from Lastminute.com.
Booking data from the web company reveals that in the last six months there has been a 20% year on year increase in infant (under the age of two) flight bookings. Just as Prince George and his royal parents are preparing for a long haul trip to
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Gatwick prepares for 6 million summer passengers

By cabincrew.com, Mon 22nd Jul, 2013 at 11:58
London Gatwick Airport is expecting to welcome around six million passengers travelling through the airport between now and 2 September – the school summer holidays. Special entertainment is being laid on to keep holiday-bound passengers happy.
Passengers will be able to enjoy everything from dance shows and circus performers, to live music and magic acts. Extra airport staff have been trained as ‘ambassadors’ to ensure everything runs smoothly during this busy time.
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Ethiopian Airline' Dreamliner investigated after Heathrow fire

By cabincrew.com, Mon 15th Jul, 2013 at 13:40
Ethiopian Airlines will carry on flying its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners after one caught fire at London's Heathrow airport on Friday.
UK investigators say they have found no immediate connection between the heat damage on an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 and the aircraft's batteries.

Experts are now trying to find the cause of the blaze, which took place months
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