I travelled to New York from London Heathrow Terminal 5 with British Airways in October 2016.
The cabin crew on flight BA113 were amazing.
The Captain came down from the cockpit mid flight to take me on a tour of the B777 and a cabin tour. I even got to sit in a First Class seat! Also I helped the crew deliver the second service in World Traveller and World Traveller Plus handing out cold breakfast items.
Once we arrived in the big Apple we drove to our hotel and had a snack in the bar.
I saw a lot of the sights such as Time Square, The Statue of Liberty and more also I did a lot of shopping.
I would like to start this blog by saying a huge thank you to Jet2.com for letting me visit the SIM centre to experience cabin crew training! #Jet2.com (Scroll down for videos!)
I drove up to Leeds Bradford with my dad to the Jet2.com training centre at 9:00 AM on the 9th of September to arrive at the centre for 12:00 for the training.
In total, the training session was 2h30 minutes long.
James and Louise took me around the centre and I got to: do the safety demonstration, open the Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 757-200 door, slide down the B737 and B757 evacuation slides, serve coffee and tea in the customer service mock-up cabin, learn about pilot incapacitation, fight a fire in both and over head locker and on a seat, wear a smoke hood and learnt how to correctly fit one, use a BCF (a pressurised water one as BCF's are highly toxic!), learnt how to operate and use an aircraft wheelchair, saw a flight simulator, did a fire in the cabin exercise, learnt how to find…
On the 30th of April 2016 I visited Jet2.com at East Midlands Airport here is what I did:
10AM meet Jade Wagstaff duty manager
10:30AM go to ATC and meet the controllers
11AM Go behind the scenes in check in and see the office
1PM lunch in the crew room
1:30PM Aircraft visits and meeting and greeting passengers
3PM End of day
Thank you to Jet2.com's amazing team especially Jade Wagstaff