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Aircraft Dispatcher 5-Day Recurrent Course May 2021

Graduates of Sheffield School of Aeronautics (est. 1948)

Graduates of Sheffield School of Aeronautics

Below is only a partial list of Sheffield aeronautics graduates in Fort Lauderdale. This list is continuously growing as the interest and passion for aeronautics degrees grows.  After 73 years in business, the list below is proof that attending the right school, enrolling in the best aeronautical engineering degree programs, and working hard can lead […]

Aircraft Dispatcher 5-Day Recurrent Course

Aircraft Dispatcher 5-Day Recurrent Course

Post-COVID-19 Airline Industry: America’s Airlines Are Bouncing Back

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Airline bosses can sleep a little better at night as domestic travel begins to rebound strongly in the United States. As the demand for domestic flights in the airline industry becomes more evident, big carriers are beginning to see more bookings as the airline industry starts recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our […]

Air Traffic Controller Salary

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What Is the Average Air Traffic Controller Salary? The average base salary of an air traffic controller varies greatly depending on location. According to Glassdoor, the air traffic controller salary on average is $74,700 while Indeed estimates $46,400. Salary.com suggests a salary range from $64,926 to $97,500. [1][2][3] According to the National Bureau of Labor […]

COVID Test Requirements for Domestic and International Flights

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At the beginning of the year, the Biden administration started introducing new rules and regulations for flight travel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In addition to a national mask mandate, President Biden announced an executive order detailing the new proposed policies regarding COVID testing for travel.1 These requirements are supported by the Centers for Disease […]

2021 Mask Mandate: Biden Orders Requiring Masks on Planes

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COVID-19 has brought many changes over the last year and a half. Additionally, there’s a new administration in the White House that’s taking a different approach than the previous administration regarding the pandemic, particularly regarding a national mask mandate. In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, President Biden has begun his first year […]

Flying During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Deciding whether flying during the COVID-19 pandemic is prudent can be a difficult choice. Here are some things to consider while traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Future of Airlines in 2021

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We still don’t know what the next will behold. Here’s a look at the future of airlines in 2021 from Sheffield School of Aeronautics.

Give the Gift of Airfare

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. While holiday travel is down and you should ask yourself whether or not to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, eventually the world will bounce back and the bustling travel will be the norm. Whether it’s finally escaping the confines of quarantine or catching up on business, expect […]

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    “If you want to be the best, first you need to be trained by the best!” P. Hill P.Hill – DHL
    “Eric Morris is one of the most if not the most knowledgeable and experienced authorities on Aircraft Dispatching in the United States. He strives constantly to make the industry better.” DH sidebar DH
    “These men represented the highest caliber of professionalism and integrity. The education I received from these gentleman has afforded me to be gainfully employed while having the opportunity to use the education received, all over this country, and more than a few others.” WG sidebar wg
    “now that I’ve been in an indoctrination class with students from other schools, I know I made the right choice with Sheffield.”   Kindest regards,  A.R.  All schools are created equal?! yeah…sure ;)
    “I wanted to tell you I got the job offer from Expressjet, and start next month! I think a couple others from class were hired as well. It just shows the Sheffield reputation when I see graduates from other schools complaining that they can’t get an interview – I wasn’t even back home to Minneapolis […] Dan Gustafson
    “Being that half my new hire class dropped out over the course of training, I can confidently say that Sheffield helped to prepare me for the real world.” GT – abridged testimonial – school selection matters
    Good afternoon Eric, I wanted to reach out to let you know that training at (airline) is in full swing and I couldn’t be happier that I chose Sheffield. My classmates, while very smart, definitely had subpar training and that has been very evident. I have waited to write a full scale review of the […] Attending Sheffield School benefits airline new hires in preparation for airline training
    “I am a graduate of the Sheffield’s Dispatcher Program. I have been a Captain-Part 121 Airline, Certified Flight/Grnd Instructor, and FAA Designated Check Airman and Sim Instructor (Part 121). From my experience I would rate Sheffield School as outstanding in their field.” PT PT
    “As a graduate of Sheffield School of Aeronautics I am a firm believer that I received the most thorough and well thought out aircraft dispatcher training available. I owe my position in the industry to Sheffield School of Aeronautics.” BF Sidebar BF
    “My experience at Sheffield and my exposure to other aircraft dispatchers that did not go to Sheffield has resulted in an awareness of the superior depth and quality of the training provided by the Sheffield instructors.” CD Sidebar CD
    “After receiving my certificate, I joined a class of 4 experienced dispatchers for Part 121 initial training. Without experience, my preparation at Sheffield enabled me to become active at the same time after the initial training.” PR PR
    “I am a month into my new job at a airline coming out of reorganization, and am helping the training department by referencing the excellent and up to date course book provided to all Sheffield grads.” RW RW
    “While touring my company’s dispatch department before I had my license our OCC manager pointed out that 7 of the 10 dispatchers on shift had come from Sheffield. The overall consensus was that Sheffield grads were able to hit the ground running as they were better prepared.” K.O. Sidebar K.O.
    “This school came highly recommended by multiple past students and EVEN OTHERS FROM OTHER SCHOOLS. Reputation is fantastic from multiple companies that I have worked for.” A. – September 2020
    “I entered my profession, with more knowledge and information than dispatchers who have been practicing their craft for more than ten years. Not only has Sheffield provided a top notch education, but they have also instilled in me the confidence to succeed.” A.Z. Sidebar AZ
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