Carol Kingsley

Carol Kingsley

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Lake Maggiore, Italy  ·  C.A.Kingsley, lives in Italy and works in the airline industry. She is also a writer. Her first book, "The Road back to Tuscany," is on sale at Amazon.
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If ‘Pan Am’ Takes a Nosedive, It Won’t Be For a Lack of Authentic, Vintage Props

Love Italy, romance and tales of flying? Then,’The Road Back to Tuscany,’ is definetly your next holiday read. PRESS RELEASE C.A. Kingsley’s New Book Highlights Romance at 38,000 Feet: Tales from a Flight Attendant Author’s experience in the Italian airline industry inspires story of the search for love. Taking place against the ancient backdrop of ...read more

Love Italy, romance and tales of flying? Then,’The Road Back to Tuscany,’ is definetly your next holiday read. PRESS RELEASE C.A. Kingsley’s New Book Highlights Romance at 38,000 Feet: Tales from a Flight Attendant Author’s experience in the Italian airline industry inspires story of the search for love. Taking place against the ancient backdrop of ...read more

bare feet in public places.  How come, whenever I do a Cophenhagen flight, Danish passengers always seem to take their shoes off. But, not only their shoes, often you find them running around ‘sockless’ and using the toilet. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/bare-feet-in-public-places/#sthash.OML5v9xh.dpuf

bare feet in public places. How come, whenever I do a Cophenhagen flight, Danish passengers always seem to take their shoes off. But, not only their shoes, often you find them running around ‘sockless’ and using the toilet. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/bare-feet-in-public-places/#sthash.OML5v9xh.dpuf

Lost in translation onboard I met an old colleague in Dubai, who told me a funny story about a new entrant called Lea. On arrival into Abu Dhabi, he asked

Lost in translation onboard I met an old colleague in Dubai, who told me a funny story about a new entrant called Lea. On arrival into Abu Dhabi, he asked

crazy passenger stories. Fancy a laugh. Then come and take a look at thse crazy quotes Italians have made at 38,000 ft. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/crazy-passenger-stories/#sthash.bmh9Uubo.dpuf

crazy passenger stories. Fancy a laugh. Then come and take a look at thse crazy quotes Italians have made at 38,000 ft. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/crazy-passenger-stories/#sthash.bmh9Uubo.dpuf

air asia flight missing. The next time you fly, look out the window and say a prayer for the air asia Flight QZ8501 that has gone missing today over the Java sea. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/air-asia-flight-missing/#sthash.ZRP8uwBB.dpuf

Weeping relatives await news of the Air Asia missing plane at Juanda Airport, Surabaya, Indonesia.

Airport madness Now many people associate airports with the words; stress, queues, and hassle. Airports, however are truely facinating places; full of drama, excitement and packed with emotions. Whether you are checking in for a flight or waiting for a relative or friend at arrivals, just take a moment to do some people watching. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/airport-madness/#sthash.ZEoQJZMU.dpuf

Airport madness Now many people associate airports with the words; stress, queues, and hassle. Airports, however are truely facinating places; full of drama, excitement and packed with emotions. Whether you are checking in for a flight or waiting for a relative or friend at arrivals, just take a moment to do some people watching. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/airport-madness/#sthash.ZEoQJZMU.dpuf

Praying on a plane. I heard a funny story yesterday, about a probationary air hostess called Jenny who was operating a flight to Male.(Maldives). At the briefing, the purser informed the crew that the return flight had a delegation of orthodox muslims. As the probationary crew was in charge of the catering, on uplift could she make sure that the caterers had provided 4 Persian carpets for business class and 50 plastic mats for economy.

Praying on a plane. I heard a funny story yesterday, about a probationary air hostess called Jenny who was operating a flight to Male.(Maldives). At the briefing, the purser informed the crew that the return flight had a delegation of orthodox muslims. As the probationary crew was in charge of the catering, on uplift could she make sure that the caterers had provided 4 Persian carpets for business class and 50 plastic mats for economy.

The old days. How wonderful it must of been to fly in the old days, when flying was for the rich and famous. How glamorous the job of an ‘air-stewardess’ once was. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/the-old-days/#sthash.brrAxRRf.U6jvo6nA.dpuf

Judy Skartvedt poses for a photo in her uniform created by Hollywood designer Edith Head: Flight Attendants wore this uniform from 1975 to 1980

Flying with a cold.     Flying with a cold Have you ever tried flying when you feel blocked up and full of the sniffles.  Most people develop ear pain when descending to land if they have a cold. It is caused by unequal pressures that develop on either side of the eardrum as the plane descends. Sucking sweets and gently blowing against a closed nose and mouth will help...  - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/flying-with-a-cold/#sthash.hxZsaW0m.otqpmp0Q.dpuf

Flying with a cold. Flying with a cold Have you ever tried flying when you feel blocked up and full of the sniffles. Most people develop ear pain when descending to land if they have a cold. It is caused by unequal pressures that develop on either side of the eardrum as the plane descends. Sucking sweets and gently blowing against a closed nose and mouth will help... - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/flying-with-a-cold/#sthash.hxZsaW0m.otqpmp0Q.dpuf

Flight deck humour. The life of a pilot looks glamorous to many, but many passengers don’t see what really goes on behind the scenes. As soon as the flight deck door is closed, those pilots may have an eleven hour day sat in the same seat in an enclosed environment next to their colleague. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/flight-deck-humour/#sthash.f6RQpE6P.9ZUUS196.dpuf

Flight deck humour. The life of a pilot looks glamorous to many, but many passengers don’t see what really goes on behind the scenes. As soon as the flight deck door is closed, those pilots may have an eleven hour day sat in the same seat in an enclosed environment next to their colleague. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/flight-deck-humour/#sthash.f6RQpE6P.9ZUUS196.dpuf

Prosthetic arm.  It was discovered that on the 12th February from an Air Safety report and an investigation of a flight landing into Belfast Airport Ireland, that the Captain’s artificial arm became detached and he lost control of the aircraft. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/pilots-artificial-arm/#sthash.EUTRdjcT.dpuf

Prosthetic arm. It was discovered that on the 12th February from an Air Safety report and an investigation of a flight landing into Belfast Airport Ireland, that the Captain’s artificial arm became detached and he lost control of the aircraft. - See more at: http://theroadbacktotuscanyblog.com/pilots-artificial-arm/#sthash.EUTRdjcT.dpuf