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The regulations for some countries we fly to require we spray the cabin with an insecticide before we can land there. I was operating a flight to Cuba the other day, which is one of these countries. I’ve done this procedure countless times. I spray around the forward ground level exits, the forward lav, and […]
If you’ve never toured an aircraft manufacturing facility, I highly recommend it. Until then, I found this short video on how the Airbus A350 is made. oh, and Merry Christmas!
It’s been a very busy December! My airline’s new hire class just went online, and I spent a good chunk of the month instructing their service classes. I’ve also been providing refresher training to a number of returning employees. I’m working on a number of posts about my recent adventures, but that combined with training […]
Here are some weird, occasionally funny conversations I’ve had on the plane. A couple of these have taken place several times, but most of them are one-offs. What Language is that? French. Why is there French on the plane? This is a Canadian airline. We have to use both official languages. But we’re flying from [any […]
Upon landing in Freeport we turned off the runway. As we entered the taxi way I noticed the passengers began murmuring things like “what’s going on?” and “is it raining?”. I looked out my window just in time to see us taxing past the firetrucks. It was instantly clear to me what had just happened. […]
Warning: In this post I talk about my food poisoning. It gets somewhat graphic. It’s a 6 day pairing staying in various cities in Canada, Cuba, and Mexico. These kinds of pairings are very tiring and it’s pretty easy to get sick. I was staying in Edmonton when I first started feeling a little […]