What are some good airport ground operation careers?
What are some good airport ground operation career's that pay good and are generally interesting. What are those people who walk with the plane with a headset connected below the flight deck window when then plane is pushing back called? Is that a good paying job? I really want to work in the aviation industry. Can someone give me a few good jobs in and around the airport that arent overly boring or crap.
Asked By: Name - 2/6/2010
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Folks involved with the 'push-back' slangily are called 'rampers', 'push crew', 'dispatch crew' (as in receipt and dispatch crew). Not a good paying job. In days gone by, those duties were typically performed by mechanics, now to save money, typically the duty is performed by the bag smashers (baggage loaders... More
Answered By: mjk - 2/7/2010
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Your talking about Push and Start - They don't get paid that well. Ok for what they do I guess... most aviation jobs pay good money. I would recommend being an ATC (air traffic controller) - Its a government job, secure, in demand, and great starting pay. I'm a pilot but I might go for ATC (although you gotta be... More
Answered By: Jason D - 2/6/2010
Go forth and join an aviation club. Then you can make friends who have first hand experience on the job at an airport... More
Answered By: Omar - 2/6/2010
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