We have carefully selected a number of individuals and small businesses specifically from an aviation background and bringing it to your fingertips.
We are trying to support those affected by the pandemic, including those who took voluntary or compulsory redundancy and moved on to their new chapter.
Insider offers members a chance to be part of the following:
- Live webinars. ‘Crew Tuesdays’
- Discounts to handpicked crew-owned businesses
- Monthly subscriber-only giveaway
- Networking events
- And more, such as recruitment notifications
AG Bespoke Crafts
AG Bespoke Crafts began back in early 2020 alongside their role as Cabin Crew for British Airways. They design gifts ranging from wall prints to tote bags as well as crew labels for your luggage and much more!
AirCrafter upcycles material from retired aircraft into bespoke handmade jewellery and wall art.
It began as a personal project after being furloughed from the flight deck. The project evolved and became a way of combining a passion for both artistic expression and aviation.
Previously a Flybe First Officer, they were made redundant and shifted their focus to creating Cannon Coffee with two close friends. They roast the world’s finest specialty coffees within 24 hours of order, and deliver across the UK. ‘We believe we have the most sustainable, consistent, and traceable coffee on the market.’
As a grounded First Officer they were spending more and more time appreciating what they had on their doorstep.
Chiltern Campers was founded with the goal of getting more people to have adventurous holidays within the UK. They also offer classic VW camper hire for weddings and special events too.
Crew Shop Uk
Crew Shop Uk was started as a small business when they were furloughed as an airline pilot.
They have always loved and supported small businesses and really wanted to create products which were catered towards crew, aviation and friends of the sky.
Elizabeth Ellen Candles
Elizabeth Ellen Candles began after they were placed on Furlough away from their Cabin Crew role at British Airways. You can purchase hand-make soy wax, sculpture candles, as well as concrete coasters and trinket trays that accompany the candles beautifully. They make fantastic gifts and are a stylish addition to any home.
The Flying Bakery
The Flying Bakery began as a lockdown hobby, and coping mechanism after they lost their job flying the A320.
They offer everything from postal brownies, to four tier celebration cakes.
The Flying Vine
The Flying Vine is a virtual wine tasting business started by a (sommelier qualified) furloughed crew member after a decade of global wine tasting and real passion for sharing wines. Try their carefully curated tasting boxes containing wine from around the world with live expert guidance and advice!
Pilates with Georgia
Georgia is Cabin crew for a short haul airline. It’s an online membership platform, giving you on-demand Pilates classes.
With 50+ classes available & new ones being added each week, a variety of styles, lengths & specific muscle focus areas, there’s a class for everybody & every mood.
ResinHut was created after the owner was furloughed from my role as Cabin Crew. You can purchase hand made Jesmonite and Expoxy Resin items, ranging from small keyrings to big natural pot plants. Every item is unique and one of a kind and would make a lovely gift.
Woolaway Knitwear has grown as a business whilst the owner is training to become a pilot. Woolaway Knitwear is a British wool, country knitwear manufacturer based in the Midlands. All of the products are handmade to the highest quality, providing style and warmth for years to come.
World Wandering Lens
Welcome to World Wandering Lens where your camera is your very own passport! Inspired by the colour palettes of the world, they have created a versatile Preset Collection used to edit your portfolio of travel shots, so that no matter where you are on the globe, your photography will always stand out.