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Flight Attendant Limbo School

To be sure, The Travel Academy is a school where stuff gets done. But every now and then, the students and teachers here like to cut loose and have a good time.

Today was Tropical Island day. Students arrived in full tropical regalia and had a tropical-themed pot luck lunch. After the feast, the students engaged in a fierce costume competition that was decided in the end by crowd applause as well as teacher deliberation. After the costume contest, Miss Sheila kicked on the Hawaiian music and began the world-famous Travel Academy Limbo Contest. Here students had a chance to show off how limber they are. In the... Read More!

Published: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:54:54

Hands Up

Flight attendant training certainly is meticulous work. There is a specific order and tempo to operations that must be adhered to, otherwise the entire system can crash. This truth is especially apparent during safety demonstrations.

Students in the 120-hour course practiced safety demonstrations for the first time in this session. They quickly learned that there is much more to safety demos than smiling and moving your hands. They learned that the timing between what is spoken and what is performed must be measured carefully. Jumping ahead of or falling behind the spoken words could lead to passengers missing an... Read More!

Published: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:02:12