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Sheila Dahl has 34 years of experience in the Travel Industry and she is the Primary Evening and Weekend Instructor at The Travel Academy. In 1976, Sheila graduated from Stratford Women’s College/Tampa College with a Diploma in Travel & Public Relations. Sheila has over 20 years of Leisure Travel Agent experience with  highly successful travel agencies where she booked air, hotels, cruises, and package tours for her clients. Following her position as a Leisure Agent, she was hired by Sun Country Airlines and booked travel arrangements for airline customers in the Reservation’s Department.







In 1999, Sheila moved into the Travel Department at Sun Country where she was responsible for the travel arrangements and flight benefits of airline employees. She was promoted to Manager of the Travel Department after just one year. In addition, Sheila was the Manager of Champion Air’s Travel Department from 2002 to 2008 where she was responsible for coordinating all of the travel arrangements for charter airline operations. Her extensive knowledge of the travel agency operations and airline management experience will leave you with all the tools necessary to succeed in the Travel Industry.  

Travel Academy News

Flight Attendant School- Emergency Evacuations

People come to The Travel Academy come for many reasons, but one of the most common is that they know that it is an excellent flight attendant school- plain and simple.

Today students visited a local flight training center to hone the flight attendant skills that they have learned in class. In the cabin trainer (a life-size replica of the inside of a plane) Miss Julie taught many skills such as making announcements, dealing with difficult customers, and flight attendant communication.

In another part of the facility, Miss TJ taught important safety procedures and had... Read More!

Published: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:26:58

Flight Attendant Training- Coming Back to The Travel Academy

Students are fortunate here at The Travel Academy. Not only do they get presentations from excellent instructors, industry experts, and potential employers, but they also get to hear from students who have completed the program and now work in the travelo industry.

This week, students were visited by graduate Nicole, who graduated in June of 2014. Nicole is now a a flight attendant for Mesa Airlines (United Airlines/US Airways carrier). Nicole was flying through Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, so she contacted The Travel Academy and offered to send some words of wisdom and encouragement to current... Read More!

Published: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:31:46