How do I become an American Airlines Travel Agent
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If you have a knack for helping people, assisting others with complex tasks, and procuring the best possible solution for a client, then the world of hospitality is waiting to embrace you.

AMITYVILLE, Calif. - Californer -- The ever-growing world of aviation hospitality takes away the number one spot for growing job demand. More and more people are entering the aviation industry, and nothing beats the job profile of an airline travel agent.

At the top of this hierarchy stands American Airlines. If you happen to get the job of an American Airlines Travel Agent support, then you can be sure that your career will only go skywards from there. But first, you must know about the eligibility, requirements, and courses you need to complete for this.

Eligibility Criteria

People who wish to apply for this role should check if they comply with these prerequisites and have these necessary skills.
  1. Must be a citizen of America.
  2. Must have completed secondary education in hospitality or any other degree equivalent to the same.
  3. Must have some prior experience in the industry. More preference would be given to people having two years of experience.
  4. Should have the desire to help people.
  5. The most important skill for American Airlines Travel Agent support is the ability to control emotions.
  6. Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Desire to solve customer issues.
  8. Should possess good persuasion skills.
  9. Ability to take constructive criticism.
How to become an AA Travel Agent

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To get the required experience and knowledge in the industry, it is important that you have the following on your resume.

You must have a professional university degree in hospitality.

A level-3 college diploma holder in travel and tourism is also eligible.

For professionally acquired degrees, one must possess 4 or 5 GCSEs in grades A to C.

You can enroll in a full-time certification course.

If you wish to start young or want to restart your career, start with an internship.

Applying at American Airlines

Once you have all these requirements to join the American Airlines Travel Agent support team, your next step is applying at the AA website.

Open, go to 'About American,' and click on 'We Are Hiring! Join Our Team.'

From the list of options, select the job profile most relevant to your experience.

Upload your resume and click on 'Apply.'

The recruitment team will shortlist your application, and they will call you for an interview.

Once you pass the interview, you will be trained for a few months. This training period will depend on your selected job profile. After that, you can start working as an AA travel agent.

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