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Curt Armstrong is the President and Owner of The Travel Academy. He brings over 27 years of Travel Industry experience to The Travel Academy. Curt graduated from a Minnesota based travel school in 1983. His professional career in the travel industry began as the Manager for a local travel agency. He was quickly promoted to Vice President of the Travel Agency Operations for a 40 million dollar travel agency. Curt decided to partner with a Northwest Airlines pilot to open a Uniglobe Travel Franchise which grew to 9 million in sales. He later bought out his franchise partner, and started his own American Express branch full-service travel agency- Adventure Travel & Cruises. His new agency also created an Independent Agent branch of over 50 Independent Travel Agents.

Aditionally, Curt held the well-respected position of vice President of ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents). He also served on the UNIGLOBE Travel Franchise Board of Directors for 6 years, and was elected to the position of Vice President and President. In addition, Curt has worked in various training capacities of the travel industry. His patient and caring style of managing students, combined with his hands-on approach to assisting students with questions and concerns, will provide students with the confidence and tools needed to begin your professional travel career.

Email: Curt@TheTravelAcademy.com

 

 

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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