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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

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Learn Safety Equipment

Hands-on training is irreplaceable when it comes to learning how to use safety equipment. You can read about it all you want, but until you get your hands on the equipment, you don’t fully understand how the thing works. The following is a list of great information about important a few pieces of safety equipment that our flight attendant instructors teach to our students:

1. CRASH AXE:

LOCATION:Flight Deck

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Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:26:29

What to Expect After Flight Attendant School

A lot of people come and go through The Travel Academy’s flight attendant school. Not everyone knows exactly what to expect once they pass and get hired by an airline. Here’s a quick list on you can expect to learn at most airlines once training has begun:

  • After initial ground training a flight attendant will complete 5 hours of supervised flight time to complete the final leg of training in becoming a flight attendant
  • After initial training, Flight Attendants are required to be re-certified once per year on Emergency Evacuations.This training is called Annual Recurrent... Read More!
    Published: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:45:41