Becoming an Aircraft Dispatcher

Airlines Are Asking to Eliminate Baggage Fees

We have come a long way from the early days of aircraft dispatchers using radios to talk to pilots who flew blindly into the open airways. These days, air travel is safer and more accessible, but is it unnecessarily expensive? Originally, American Airlines was the first major airline to require a bag check fee for […]

Top 3 Aircraft Dispatcher Books

Aircraft dispatcher books aren’t just the plain old boring text you might expect at first. Sure there are the nonfiction textbooks that anyone student at aircraft dispatch school has to study from. There are also more than a few that highlight the intrigue and thrill of a life dedicated to aircraft travel. Sheffield School of […]

Should You Become an Aircraft Dispatcher?

If you’re interested in landing a job as an aircraft dispatcher, make sure you go to the best flight dispatch school around: Sheffield School of Aeronautics. There are some really great benefits to becoming an aircraft dispatcher. Beyond just money or insurance which we all need, aircraft dispatchers get a few perks for having the […]

Red Flags to Avoid When Searching for Flight Dispatcher School

Red Flags to Avoid When Searching for Flight Dispatcher School The most crucial part of becoming an aircraft dispatcher will occur before you set foot in an airport ready for your first day on the job. In fact, it takes place even before you get your aircraft dispatcher license. If you are serious about becoming […]

The Differences Between Sheffield’s Aircraft Dispatcher Courses

  If you have recently decided to go into the field of aircraft dispatching, or you are interested in what the schooling for aircraft dispatchers involves, then Sheffield School of Aeronautics is the best candidate to help answer those questions. Sheffield is the world’s oldest and most reputable aircraft dispatcher school. Established in 1948, Sheffield has trained […]

Interview Tips for Prospective Aircraft Dispatchers

How to Handle Aircraft Dispatcher Interview Questions Sheffield School of Aeronautics teaches, trains, and prepares you in every way to become a flight dispatcher. Once you have finished your aircraft dispatchers certification course, you will need to know how to properly answer aircraft dispatcher interview questions and be prepared for the hiring process. Flight dispatcher […]

Aircraft Dispatcher Salaries

Sheffield School for flight dispatchers reports that flight dispatchers with 1-4 years of experience make between $31,000 and $46,000, and aircraft dispatchers with 5 plus years of experience can earn between $40,000 and $92,000 per year. Sheffield also reports that the highest salary for an aircraft dispatcher is $110,000. Flight dispatcher salaries vary depending on […]

The Benefits of a Career in Aircraft Dispatching

A typical airline has many different jobs and professions that, combined, contribute to its success. For the safety of all involved, it is important for any airline crew member to be well-trained in aeronautics. One important job of the airline industry is that of an aircraft dispatcher. An aircraft dispatcher creates a flight plan for […]

The Growth of Aviation

Someone once asked, “What would you attempt if you knew you couldn’t fail?” The ability to foresee the future would allow many people to deter from things we know would not work, but how would that make us any better? Would you structure your business plan differently if you knew of some epic change? Adam […]

Pros and Cons of an Online Aircraft Dispatching Class

If you are considering a career change but don’t have the time to go back to school, our aeronautical school can help! Sheffield School of Aeronautics has been helping individuals become aircraft dispatchers for over 65 years. Recognized as the oldest and most reputable aircraft dispatching school in the world, our students not only meet, […]

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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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