Co-pilot Horst (Horst Drinda) is a braggart and a true Don Juan. When he tells Ilse (Gerlind Ahnert) that he is an aircraft commander, he is thoroughly embarrassed to encounter her on board his plane - as the stewardess!
During a stop in Varna, the Bulgarian police coming looking for Horst because his former lover Madelon (Angelica Domröse) has disappeared. Meanwhile, back at home, his landlady has her hands full dealing with his current and former girlfriends.
Because the captain makes no moves to confront Horst about his turbulent private life, Ilse decides to take matters into her own hands. With the help of the crew, she manages to teach Horst a few lessons about love.