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The Down-To-Earth Glamour Girls

Relaxing in her Brisbane pad, ex-hostess and author Libbie Escolme-Schmidt, reminisces with a smile. “If you mentioned you were an air hostess, men became suddenly interested in you,” laughs Ms Escolme-Schmidt, who hasn’t lost any of her glamour. “The cachet … Continue reading

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4BC- Sharing some stories of the Sky

Listen to Libbie chat with Walter Williams on 4BC’s Nights here: Libbie chatting with Walter Williams on 4BC

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Town & Country Qld – A Golden Era of Travel for Outback Girl

Article published in Town & Country Queensland To access the article please click on the link below: Town & Country Qld – Article

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The Edinburgh Evening News Article – Remembering a golden era of flight

Click on the link to go to web page or read article below: http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/features/Remembering-a-golden-era-of.6185688.jp THE first-class wardrobe was lined with expensive fur coats, while in economy class suits and ties – with hats for the ladies – were de rigueur. … Continue reading

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International Journalists Newsletter

Formed in 1884, the Chartered Institute of Journalists (CIoJ) is the world’s oldest established professional body for journalists, and a representative voice of media and communications professionals throughout the UK and the Commonwealth. In their April 2010 newsletter publication, journalist … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to the Glamour of Airline Travel

By William Langley Read article online here. Bang on your scheduled arrival time, you are in the airport. How perfect is that? Unfortunately, the airport is the one you were hoping to depart from. Everywhere around you, wreathed in the … Continue reading

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A Flair for Flying

Libbie Escolme-Schmidt looks back on her heady days as an ‘air hostess’ in the golden era of the 1960’s I became an airline stewardess by chance. As a young university student in Brisbane, I used to watch the TAA aircraft … Continue reading

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Libbie “Flying High” on the Channel 9 Today Show!

Libbie being interviewed by Lisa Wilkinson on the Today  Show in October about her book “Glamour in the Skies”. Click on the link below to view the interview: http://today.ninemsn.com.au/?videoid=71b62905-2dec-40b3-8b09-edb3a746589c

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Aeroplane Monthly September 2009

The Girls don’t get much of a look-in in aviation literature, so this book recalling the golden age of the air stewardess is welcome. The period covered is 1936 to 1980 and is based on “stews” who served with British … Continue reading

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Review: This England, Autumn 2009

For many girls of a certian age one of their childhood ambitions was to become an air hostess.  Whether it was the stylish uniforms with the jaunty hats, the prospect of flying to exciting and exotic destinations, or the opportunity … Continue reading

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