The Airline Dispatcher also known as Flight Dispatcher or flight operations officer is one of the best paid and exciting jobs in the aviation industry. Every airline requ
The Airline Dispatcher also known as Flight Dispatcher or flight operations officer is one of the best paid and exciting jobs in the aviation industry. Every airline requires aircraft dispatchers just as much as pilots for flight operations. With an FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate, the career opportunities open up worldwide!
Upon graduation from Avel Flight School and acquiring your FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate, you will be ready to work in an airline, sharing command decisions with an airline captain.
Some of the responsibilities and job description of a Flight Dispatcher are:
Responsible for planning and monitoring the progress of a flight journey
Dispatcher is legally responsible for the safety of a flight along with the pilot in command
Has the authority to delay, divert or cancel a flight
Most commercial operations require both the flight dispatcher and pilot in command combined to authorize and release a flight
A flight dispatcher is required to demonstrate extensive knowledge of aviation comparable to the Captain of an aircraft holding an Airline Transport Pilot License, which is the highest pilot license achievable.