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  1. Avoiding Burnout as a Flight Attendant



    Many careers have the potential for a high turnover rate, although there are some that can be more tiring than others. Consider what a day in the life of that job looks like, what their tasks are, how many people they interact with, and work-life balance. You may already find yourself in a position ...
  2. How To Become a Pilot

    There is something about getting a bird's eye view of the world that makes flying so interesting for many. Perhaps you've been thinking about taking that love of flying to the next level. Becoming a pilot can be quite a lucrative career. The average airline pilot in the United States makes nearly $79,000 per year. Depending on education level, experience, seniority level, and several other factors, you might even find yourself making more than $100,000 per year if you make flying a career.
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  3. What Pilots Do During Their Downtime

    Pilots spend countless hours bringing their planes home safely. When a pilot is on active status, they may not see their families for several weeks. The demands and stress involved with air travel can be hectic, but pilots find time to rest and recharge before their next flights. Although few pilots are ready to jump on a plane for their vacation time, most spend their downtime connecting with the people they can’t contact when they’re working. Here are some of the ways pilots spend their time ...
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  4. What Airports Need in Case of Emergency

    Airports are major hubs of travel and commerce. Not only do thousands of people pass through them every day but so do millions of pounds of consumer goods shipped from one place to another by air. To an observer, an airport may look like pure chaos, but there is an order behind it all. Nevertheless, emergencies can happen at airports, whether they be medical emergencies, terrorist attacks, plane crashes, etc. Airports need special equipment to be prepared in the event of a wide range of dangerous ...
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  5. What Happens to Used Airliners

    Did you ever wonder what happens to used jet airplanes? There are a surprising number of possibilities that can take place with airliners after the company that initially purchased—or, in some cases, leased—the planes is finished flying them. Jets are like cars in some ways. For starters, new ones are expensive and their replacement parts and equipment updates are quite costly as well. So much money is tied up in commercial jets that, both as whole planes and broken down into their component ...
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