The air Line easyJet has announced that it will start a special festival service for residents of old people’s homes this December.
With its ‘Jolly Trolley’ service, the airline’s cabin crew will deliver festive treats like mince pies, mulled wine and hot chocolate to retirement homes and sing some Christmas carols.
Current research from Age UK showed that 1.4 million older people expect to feel lonely Christmastherefore the aim of the service is to bring some seasonal joy to residents of retirement homes and villages in the UK.
The service will be rolled out to retirement villages and homes in Bristol, Manchester and Glasgow, home to some of easyJet’s largest operations, during December.
Earlier, the surprise first trip was made to residents of Wixams Retirement Village in Bedfordshire, near the airline’s Luton headquarters.
What do easyJet staff have to say about the Jolly Trolley service?
Pam Clark, a cabin manager for easyJet who is based in Luton said of the service’s launch at Wixams: “It’s a really important part of our job to make our customers feel welcome and have a fantastic experience when they fly with us and so I loved being a part of this initiative meant I could bring this famous inflight service to my own community and bring a little more joy this Christmas.”
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Michael Brown, director of cabin services easyJetsaid: “Our fantastic cabin crew are a huge part of the community in the cities we fly from across the UK, from Luton to Liverpool, Gatwick to Glasgow, Bristol to Belfast and so many cities in between.
“So this Christmas we wanted to take the opportunity to give back to the communities we serve and bring the warm welcome and fabulous service that our cabin crew is renowned for right to their doorstep to share a very special festive spirit .”
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/national/uk-today/23168672.easyjet-launch-jolly-trolley-service-retirement-homes/?ref=rss easyJet launches ‘Jolly Trolley’ service for retirement homes