Archive Gives Sky Tyne and Wear a Taste of Cabin Crew Training

March 19, 2012 at 09:44

- Sky Get Onboard With New Recruit Training

Following’s recent agreement with Newcastle College for the ongoing training provision of its cabin crew, Nisha Joshi from Sky Tyne and Wear visited some of the training staff as well as students at the college to find out more about the course.’s partnership with Newcastle College was developed following an introduction by Newcastle International Airport, which already works closely with the college. The New Entrant Cabin Crew Training Course has been designed by the college’s Lifestyle Academy in partnership with so that it fits with the requirements of the business as well as ensures new cabin crew are fully prepared for the role.

Left to right: Jamie Leggett, Darren Keith, Nicole Sayers, Nisha Joshi and Victoria Dougall

The agreement of the training contract follows the recent announcement of’s planned expansion programme at Newcastle Airport. Five new routes to Bodrum, Rome, Dubrovnik, Reus and Venice will commence from 31st May and an additional aircraft will be based at the airport for summer 2012. Over one hundred jobs will be recruited locally to service the expansion and extra capacity.

Click here to see Sky’s Nisha try out some of the on board training.

Darren Keith, Victoria Dougall and Nicole Sayers have just completed their training and joined Cabin Crew Training Manager, Jamie Leggett to help put Nisha through her paces!