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SIXTH Form students had their head in the clouds when British Airways gave a talk about cabin crew careers.

Travel and Tourism students at the Blackpool college welcomed Dane Pinder-Moore, a representative from the airline who is originally from Blackpool.

He was able to explain his experiences and also opportunities available in the international travel sector and explain how their course can help.

A spokesman for the college said: “The presentation and question and answer session was of particular interest students who are planning careers as cabin crew when they leave college.

“The BTEC Travel and Tourism courses at Blackpool Sixth are ideal for progression into careers in international tourism management.

“It is also valuable for events management and work with visitor attractions, travel agents, tour operators in the UK and overseas, hotels and holiday centres.”

Students gave the visit a thumbs up.

Devon Park, 18, said: “I’m looking for a career in air cabin crew after Sixth Form.

“The visit was really useful and helped to confirm it’s what I want to do.

“I’ve already been applying for jobs for when I leave college.”

Emma Joll, 18, added: “I’ve wanted to work as a cabin crew member since I was little.

“It’s definitely going to be something I will be pursuing after college.”

Dale Pinder-Moore, said: “British Airways are keen to inspire young people to progress to careers in travel and tourism. Being able to pass on my experiences and knowledge to the students which was great.”