ERIC Number: ED242991
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Airline Careers. Aviation Careers Series. Revised.
This booklet, one in a series on aviation careers, outlines the variety of careers available in airlines. The first part of the booklet provides general information about careers in the airline industry, including salaries, working conditions, job requirements, and projected job opportunities. In the main part of the booklet, the following 22 job categories and their subcategories are summarized: flight dispatcher, meteorologist, schedule coordinator, station manager or agent, teletypist, reservations sales agent, ticket agent, ground attendant, skycap, air freight/cargo agent, passenger service agent, sales representative/account executive, district sales manager, ramp serviceperson, cabin maintenance mechanic, food service employees, ramp planner, auto mechanic, engineer, airline training instructors, administration personnel, and professional airline personnel. For each job classification, information on the nature of the work, working conditions, where the jobs are, qualifications, wages, opportunities for training, and outlook for the future is provided. The final section projects future employment opportunities in the airlines industry. (KC)
Descriptors: Aerospace Industry, Air Transportation, Airports, Auto Mechanics, Aviation Mechanics, Aviation Technology, Career Development, Career Education, Clerical Occupations, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Engineers, Food Service, Occupational Information, Office Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Professional Personnel, Sales Occupations, Secondary Education, Wages
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT). Washington, DC. Office of Aviation Policy.