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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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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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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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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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