These pages provide information that
is useful in making career decisions.
Entry level positions with an airline,
cover a wide variety of operations and duties.
Most of these positions involve extensive
customer service contact requiring strong
interpersonal and communication skills.
No previous experience is required, although
you may be required to work evening or early-morning
hours, adhere to a strict physical appearance,
and lift heavy objects. Entry level positions
such as Pilot, or Mechanic require special
licenses issued by the Federal Aviation
Administration, and/or specific previous
work experience. Specific hiring requirements
for these positions may also be obtained
by viewing the job posting details or contacting
the specific airline.
To eliminate any confusion, all positions
are regarded as customer service positions.
Every second an airline employee spends
with a passenger or potential passenger
is critical. Most passengers choose their
airline based on the quality of service
received. Passengers may never see you,
but they will remember their telephone conversation,
the comfort of their flight, and the way
their baggage arrived; safely, timely at
the correct destination. They will thank
you by flying your airline over and over
Research and Explore Aviation Industry
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many career types in the Aviation, Airline,
Airport and Aerospace industries.
After thoroughly researching possible careers/jobs,
several options will emerge as most realistic
and attractive. These options should become
your career or job search goals. At
this point, it is useful to get feedback
from experts in the field or Avjobs Career
Consultants to determine if your assessment
is realistic. A telephone call or two with
an Avjobs Career Center Consultant is strongly
encouraged to discuss your analysis and
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