Travel Agent Training on Vacation

Miss Leslie shows you that great travel agent training can happen on vacation. Not only does Miss Leslie have a background as a travel agent, but she also has experience with cruises and other sectors within hospitality. Needless to say, we’re glad to have her at The Travel Academy! ♦   ♦   ♦   … Read more

What is Crew Scheduling?

Crew scheduling refers to the assignment of airport personnel to maintain a schedule so they can meet organizational goals. Aircrafts vary in regards to the skill and experience of the crew required to run and maintain it. The person in charge of developing a schedule is known as a crew scheduler. Their job is to … Read more

5 Benefits of Being a Flight Attendant

Have you ever read a job description where traveling and meeting new people were two of the requirements? If not, you have probably never considered a career as a flight attendant. If you are looking for a job that is both fun and  compensates well, you may want to consider it. Flight attendants are not … Read more

3 Common Myths About Flight Attendants

For many people, flight attendants are mysterious creatures who appear in sleek blazers and vests to dispense tiny cans of soda and dinners served with diminutive silverware. They are able to defy the captain’s orders, walking around freely even with the fasten seat belt light on and seem utterly unbothered by turbulence that makes everyone … Read more

The History of the Flight Attendant Profession

The aircraft industry is not much more than 100 years old, and the history of flight attendants started in 1912. Ellen Church was the first female flight attendant and began flying in 1930. She made an impact on flight attendant requirements that lasted until World War II. She influenced airline companies to implement a plan requiring that all flight attendants be … Read more