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Peggy Hinsch, a Flight Attendant Trainer at The Travel Academy, offers students the opportunity to learn from an instructor who shares her 16 years of experience working as a flight Attendant and Flight Attendant Trainer. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications and Business Administration, Peggy followed her passion for travel and began her career with Northwest Airlines.

 

Peggy brings to our students her real-life experience of working as a flight attendant, flying domestic and international flights out of Detroit, San Francisco, and Minneapolis. After just two years with Northwest Airlines, Peggy was selected to instruct for Northwest Airlines in the Flight Attendant Recurrent Training program as well as the Initial Flight Attendant Program.

 

She equips The Travel Academy trainees with the knowledge of airline terminology, hands-on and ground school aircraft training, and emergency management preparation training so that the student can go on to successfully complete flight attendant training for any airline and earn their wings. In addition to her corporate training career at Northwest Airlines, Peggy's substitute teaching experience provides students with an instructor with a proven ability to make the classroom fun and conducive to learning, while considering all learning styles and learning disabilities that students may face.  

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Wendy Boles, a Flight Attendant trainer and Admissions Manager, joined The Travel Academy team with 17 1/2 years of experience in the airline industry as a Flight Attendant, Purser, and a trainer in the Annual Recurrent Training department while working at Northwest Airlines (Delta). As an Annual Recurrent Instructor, Wendy taught Flight Attendant emergency procedures, smoke filled cabin drills, aircraft door operations, decompressions, ditching drills, and proficiency checks on emergency equipment.

 

Wendy has experienced international travels in many countries such as; India, Holland, England, Germany, France, Japan, China, Philippines, Manila, Korea, Haiti, South Africa, Switzerland, and Mexico. With Wendy's enthusiasm for excellent customer service and her many letters of recommendations from her satisfied passengers, she will bring students a wealth of knowledge in the travel industry. In her spare time, she is a motivational speaker and has motivated many men and women with her upbeat, enthusiastic words of encouragement through conferences around the world.

In addition to Wendy instructing students, she also is the Admissions Manager and assists with enrolling students into the 120 hour and 300 hour programs.

 

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Travel Academy News

Flight Attendant School- Dealing with Difficult Passengers

Miss Julie, one of The Travel Academy’s esteemed faculty members, was a flight attendant for many years. Now she delivers some of the best flight attendant training that aspiring flight attendants can find.

However, before teaching at a flight attendant school, she had her share of difficult passengers. She has compiled a list of her four most “hard-to-handle” clients. Enjoy!

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4. A business traveler who demanded that a Diet Coke, chilled to a certain temperature, be in the mini-bar in his... Read More!

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:37:54

Cruise Line Training and Hiring

NCL and ACL at The Travel Academy

Norwegian Cruise Line and American Cruise Lines are both scheduled to interview and hire Travel Academy students in the September 15th session. Both of these excellent cruise lines have been hiring our graduates for several years. In fact there are well over 150 Travel Academy graduates sailing around the Hawaiian Islands with Norwegian Cruise Line right now!

The cruise line training at The... Read More!

Published: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:01:18