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Readers' Letters: Santa flies to Malta

Blog | Dec 08, 2023


Santa flies to Malta

SIR: Memory Lane in the March issue sparked a memory I have from the late ’60s, when I worked as cabin crew for British European Airways.

We were taking boarding-school children to their parents on Malta for the Christmas holidays.

It was a night flight on a Vanguard aircraft, which had large, oval windows. The children were excited and obviously not going to sleep. I ‘borrowed’ some spray shaving foam from the steward’s overnight bag and we had great fun decorating the dark windows with snowy Christmas scenes.

I wasn’t very popular with the cleaners in Malta.

Jenny File, Folkestone, Kent