Susana Ferrario Air Hostess
Sadly Susana passed away on 30th July 2011, she had been very poorly with advanced Alzheimer’s.

Susana Ferrario joined BCal as a Rio based Air Hostess circa 1976. In 1977 she moved back to Buenos Aires when BCAL opened their crew base. She married Brian Russell from Passenger Services in 1978 and became part of the Cabin Crew Briefing unit until March 2000 (as Susana Russell) when she left the company to accompany Brian to postings in Tripoli, Caracas and then Houston.

If anyone remembers Susana and has a story or just wants to acknowledge a memory of her; Brian is putting together photos from that era for their son Andrew and he would be happy to include any. Please send Brian an email at  Please include Susana in the subject line so that it can bypass Brian's email firewall
We have, Sheila Baxter, Steward Keith Mulvaney, Lindsay Ashton and Susana Ferrario
They were part of the crew selected for Prince Charles's visit to South America circa 1977.

Susana Remembered

From Suzanne & Brian Robbins
We knew Susana many years ago in the U.K. and remember her with much fondness. She was a beautiful and courageous lady. May she rest in peace.

From The Houston Chronicle

Susana Cristina Vlier  (nee Russell), passed away at home July 30, 2011.

Beloved Mother of Andrew, devoted wife of Thomas. Susana was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1952 to Ricardo and Amelia Ferrario. She received an MBA with a specialty in Linguistics.

She moved to Rio De Janeiro in 1976 to travel the world as an Air Stewardess with British Caledonian Airways; moving to London, England in 1978 and marrying Brian Russell. She subsequently lived in Libya, then Venezuela before settling in The Woodlands Texas in 1983.

Susana was a VP at JP Morgan Chase Bank in The Woodlands, as well as locations at Cypress Station in The Woodlands and in Conroe as Vice President specializing in small business accounts.

She managed her illness with typical grace, dignity, and courage. She loved and was loved in this life.

If you would like to leave a message in remembrance please drop me a line anytime

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