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Airline Careers

Airlines started operating in the United States in the early 1900′s and have had a long and passionate history with the American people. Some say that the glory years have come and gone but the truth of the matter is that for many, airline careers have provided an interesting and fulfilling life. Love them or […]

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Airlines – Station Agent

Station Agent Careers What a Station Agent Does: The Station agent works the arrival and departure gates at the airport. How to Become a Station Agent: A high school diploma, experience in a customer service position and on the job training will prepare you to be an Airline Station Agent. Job Outlook*: If you are […]

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Pilot in Command

Pilot in Command Job Description An aircraft pilot is a person that has been trained, qualified and certified to operate an airplane or helicopter on the ground and in the air. Piloting jobs can be broadly classified as Commercial, General or Military Aviation. Commercial Aviation would include air carrier operations such as airlines (part 121), […]

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Airlines – Avionics Technician

What Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians Do: Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on airplanes and helicopters. They also inspect airplanes and helicopters as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). How to Become an Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanic or Technician: Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics […]

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Airlines – Chief Pilot

JOB DESCRIPTION CHIEF PILOT JOB SUMMARY OR PURPOSE: 1. The Chief Pilot manages pilot staff and provides all training for company pilots and reports directly to the Director of Operations for all matters concerning pilot interviewing, hiring, initial new hire training, Initial equipment training, Transition training, Recurrent training, Upgrade training, and Requalification Training. In addition, […]

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Airlines – Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Aircraft Maintenance Technician Common Variants: A&P, Aviation Mechanic, A&P Mechanic Job Description Education: High School Diploma; Associates Degree or 2 Years of College Preferred Experience: 1 – 3 years directly related aviation experience Training: Training required to earn required certification Professional Certifications, Ratings and Licensing: Airframe & Power-plant Certificate and Repairman Certificate. (corporate […]

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Airlines–Ramp Service Agent

What Ramp Service Agents Do: The Ramp Service Agent provides careful handling of cargo and luggage, operates ground service equipment, meets arriving flights, fleet servicing, assisting Customers with special needs, and any ad-hoc requests as needed. How to Become a Ramp Service Agent: Ramp Service Agents must have a high school diploma or equivalent and […]

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Airlines – Flight Attendant

Flight Attendant What Flight Attendants Do: A Flight Attendant provides personal services to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers. How to Become a Flight Attendant: Flight Attendants receive initial training from their employer and must be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). A high school diploma or equivalent is required, but airlines […]

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Aircraft Fueler – Airlines

What Aircraft Fuelers Do: The Aircraft Fueler operates the fueling equipment. This employee may fill a fuel truck and deliver the fuel to aircraft. They also may transport cleaning equipment, aircraft air conditioning, and power carts. How to Become an Aircraft Fueler: An Aircraft Fueler must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license and […]

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Airlines – Ramp Planner

Ramp Planner At A Glance: Quick Facts: Ramp Planners 2010 Median Annual Salary $43,000 per year Entry-Level Education HS Diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation Required On-the-job Training Moderate Number of Jobs, 2010 N/A Job Outlook, 2010-20 N/A Employment Change, 2010-20 N/A What Ramp Planners Do: The Ramp Planner keeps track of […]

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