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How Airplanes Are Cleaned Today

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The new standard for flying during the coronavirus pandemic is cleanliness. Before you get on your flight, it’s important you ask yourself about the sanitation of the plane. COVID-19 has truly changed the way passengers travel. But with the rise in COVID-19 cases, airlines like American, United, and Delta are taking the necessary precautions and extra measures needed to prevent further spread of the disease. Before you decide to travel via airplane, make sure you understand how clean airplanes are during COVID-19. Learn more about plane sanitation from our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale. Read More »

How to Learn How to Fly

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Take control of your life and learn how to fly with the help of our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale. From flying a plane for personal use or kickstarting a career as a pilot, the first step is becoming educated. Initiating your career begins with practice and patience. All good pilots put their hard work and time into their training, and now they are in-flight. Just remember it doesn’t happen over a red-eye flight – building your career and learning how to fly occurs over long periods of time. But don’t worry, training is taking flight soon. Read More »

Wear a Face Mask on the Plane or Don’t Fly

woman wearing face mask at the airportAs the world begins to figure out what life will be like amidst the coronavirus pandemic, airlines are becoming more stringent about their rules and regulations regarding face masks on a flight. Airlines are cracking down on passengers who are refusing to wear a face mask on their flights. Wear your mask or risk a potential change in travel plans. Learn more about what happens if you refuse to wear a face mask on your flight from the experts at our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale. Read More »

How Much Hand Sanitizer Can You Bring On A Plane?

Large hand sanitizer on the left and a blue face mask on the right

Your hands are full with your baggage as you’re rushing through the airport. Then suddenly, as you go through security, you forget there is a water bottle in your purse, not to mention you brought full-sized toiletries, including your hand sanitizer. Now that the world is going through the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is allowing you to bring a larger size hand sanitizer on the plane. Learn more about the updated policy from the experts at our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale.  

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Double-Decker Seats: The Future of Airplane Travel
People using new Zephyr double-decker style airplane seat design

Photo courtesy of Zephyr Aerospace

Stepping onto an airplane is going to look a lot different after the coronavirus subsides. Aircraft are going to be completely redesigned for the health and safety of their passengers. One of the latest aircraft seat designs is the double-decker seat. The Zephyr Seat is offering economy-class riders upgraded comfort and privacy. Learn more about the future of airplane travel from the experts at our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale.

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    “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
    “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
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    “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
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