Flight dispatcher – aircraft operations

Flight Dispatcher – Aircraft Operations

In this post I’m going to describe the role of the Aircraft or Flight Dispatcher. You may also see this role described as the Airline Dispatcher or Flight Operations Officer, among other titles. Every commercial aircraft that takes off from an airport requires a team of people who ensure its departure is safe and on…

Best flight dispatcher salaries

Best Flight Dispatcher Salaries

In this post I’m going to talk about Flight Dispatcher salaries (sometimes also called Aircraft Dispatchers) and the renumeration they can expect in various countries around the globe. I’ll describe the salary range you can expect from junior to senior positions in the countries where jobs are plentiful. Then I’ll conclude this post with a…

Aircraft maintenance engineering courses

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Courses

Due to the global presence of aviation there Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Coursesavialable all over the world. I’m going to list some of the options available to you if you aspire to be an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME). This is a follow up to the previous “Aircraft Engineer” post. It was clear from the response to…

Cabin crew pay: what do airlines pay their flight attendants?

Cabin Crew Pay: What do airlines pay their Flight Attendants?

In this post I’m going to list the salaries that Flight Attendants can expect and the Cabin Crew pay they might earn in various airlines around the world. I’ll list the salaries first, then summarise the role and its responsibilities, and conclude with some tips on getting started and your career prospects. If you are…

How to become an air traffic controller

How to become an Air Traffic Controller

If you’ve ever wondered how to become an Air Traffic Controller then this post might give you some direction. Air traffic control jobs are available for anyone seeking a first or second career in aviation.  The demand has been created by both the natural churn of controllers and the growth in the aviation industry. Air…

Aircraft engineer salaries & training

Aircraft Engineer Salaries & Training

LIke all pay within aviation, aircraft engineer salaries start low and rise with experience and additional training. Aircraft or aerospace engineers are essential to the aviation and aerospace industries. Every aircraft that flies, whether it’s a flying club’s Cessna 152, a private jet, an Airbus A380, or a F-35 Lightning requires aircraft engineers to keep…

Advantages & disadvantages of air hostess careers

Advantages & Disadvantages of Air Hostess Careers

There are many advantages but also some disadvantages of air hostess careers (as a flight attendant, or as a member of the Cabin Crew). The ongoing demand for air travel is creating fresh opportunities for anyone who wants to work in aviation. If you are planning to start an aviation career as a member of…