Bovingdon man helps new cabin crew radio station take off

Cabin Crew FM On Air launches next week

Friday, 22nd May 2020, 4:12 pm

A man from Bovingdon has helped create a new radio show to make people smile during the coronavirus pandemic.

Leo Jones, who works for easyJet, is part of the team that created the new radio station for cabin crew and aviation staff, Cabin Crew FM On Air.

CCFM On Air is the brainchild of current serving stewardess Deborah Henley and former purser and radio veteran Del Wilden.

Leo Jones

Leo has been furloughed from his job at the airline and decided to be creative during lockdown and turn one of the rooms in his house into a studio.

He hopes the station will spread some positive waves in the aviation community during these uncertain times.

He said: "The station was created because of everything that is going on.

"We wanted to something positive for the aviation industry which has taken a massive hit during the pandemic and there have been a lot of job losses.

"We want to pull everyone together, we wanted to do something fun and positive

"It is aimed at the aviation industry but anyone can listed and i think a lot of people will enjoy it."

The station launches on Monday, May 25, and can be accessed 24-hours a day, seven days a week on mobile devices anywhere in the world.

Leo, star of the popular easyJet reality TV show Airline, added: "It is a brand new channel on the air, I have never done radio before and taught myself what to do.

There will be some well known preseneters on it and it has been well received, it launches next week.

"We have Patricia Penrose from Heartbeat and Emma Kenny from ITV's This Morning family and support radio presenter Marc Johnson.

"The show will be supporting people and is for everyone, it will be on everyday from Monday, from 6am till midnight, there will be talking and music.

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