Category Archives: Media & Press

Watch Libbie in full flight

  Libbie Escolme-Schmidt for the Museum of Flight from Libbie Escolme on Vimeo. Watch Libbie on the National Museum of Flight’s video: “The Jet Set”!

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Review: THE ORDER Winter 2011

There was a time when almost every young woman wanted to be a film star or an air hostess, later called stewardess. Things have changed for the better, virtually every job now being open to women. However, in the years … Continue reading

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Daily Mail: “The Men Did Get Amorous…”

One woman who knows what it was really like in the glamorous era of Sixties air travel is former air stewardess Libbie Escolme-Schmidt who flew the world with BOAC – the British Overseas Airways Corporation. She says that the new … Continue reading

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Meet the author…!

Meet the author at the National Museum of Scotland Date: Thu 19 August Venue: National Museum of Flight Time: 14:00-15:00 Cost: included in museum admission. Come along to the National Museum of Flight on Thursday 19 August and meet Libbie … Continue reading

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Style In The Skies

By Anna Carey Saturday August 29 2009 Flight attendants have worn many different ensembles over the decades. Initially, the uniforms had, like those of the pilots, a slightly military air. “Most of the girls still think that the early 60s … Continue reading

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The Original Jet-setters

Complete article also available here: Irish Independent Weekend By Anna Carey Saturday August 29 2009 When you are shuffling along a never-ending security queue at Dublin airport, waiting for seven hours in Frankfurt for a connecting flight or paying a … Continue reading

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Book Launch

And now I must tell you about the launch of Glamour in the Skies…. an opportunity to have living history all in one place, which was in the very elegant Downer room at the Australian Embassy in London. There were … Continue reading

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Flying High on the BBC!

Listen to the sound file here! It’s hard to imagine flying as being glamorous in this day and age. You file through immigration, have numerous security checks and then find a seat in economy, hoping there’s enough leg room and … Continue reading

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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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