In a move to encourage more women to join the aviation world, Virgin Atlantic has tied up with the iconic brand Barbie to create their own female dolls. With the hashtag #seeherfly, these custom Barbie dolls will be in donning different uniforms in the field of commercial aviation like flight attendants, pilots, and aircraft mechanics. Virgin's Barbies symbolizes smart and career driven women.
A flight attendant's ultimate dream. A Westjet flight attendant filmed the orderly deplaning of Canadian passengers in timelapse and posted it on social media which quickly went viral. Louise Vadeboncoeur told CNN Travel, "These men and women do this flight on a regular basis. As it blows my mind every time, I decided to film it." Others described it as "the art of leaving an airplane".
Blood is indeed thicker than water, even in the air. A veteran pilot left his 40-year old career in Malaysian Airlines so he can join and fly with his daughters who both became pilots of Air Asia. First officer Safia Anisa and her sister immediately joined the airline right after graduating from a flying academy.
A woman passenger woke up in a dark, cold, and empty Air Canada aircraft cabin after she fell asleep during her 90-minute flight from Quebec to Toronto Pearson International Airport. Tiffani O' Brien woke up and found herself still strapped in her seat in a "freezing cold" and pitch black cabin.