My trip to London is cancelled last minute

April 20, 2017 under News

I am so sad, it’s the first time I have to cancel airline tickets. My partner is down with flu and we just had to cancel and stay home. My dream to see the Big Ben will not come true for a while, that means.

This is the first time that I have to cancel already booked airline tickets and hotel reservations. Somehow I thought that buying cancellation insurance would mean that cancelling a flight would be as easy as returning a lamp to Ikea… I was wrong!

Turns out, I still have to pay the penalties and then appeal them through the insurance company. That’s just another heap of paperwork that I am so not looking forward to.

Queen of Sky – Blogging Dangerously

May 6, 2013 under What to Avoid

queen_of_skyThis wonderful lady, Ellen Simonetti, had a job as a flight attendant at Delta Airlines a while back and ran a blog called Queen of Sky about her personal life.

But after taking such photos (even though not provocative) and posting them on her blog, the airline terminated her employment without a warning.

Could it really be that this Queen of Sky in her flight attendant uniform with sheer glossy pantyhose and a flirty pose would cause someone to fire her for posing in an empty airplane?  Could it somehow still be too sexy?

Perhaps nobody would know who she is if this wouldn’t happen to her and she wouldn’t file a lawsuit against the airline.  But I guess that her termination lead to her popularity in a way.  I even read about her in a book on blogging!  It’s a whole different matter whether she used that popularity to her benefit or not – at least her original blog doesn’t exist anymore, for example.

Either way, be careful what you do at work and where you post it.  Some companies really do feel protective of their uniforms being photographed, etc.  A great publicity success for the Queen of Sky, after winning that lawsuit, and a lesson for the rest who are not up for lawsuits.