Careers at Friendly Planet

Air Department Agent

Friendly Planet Travel, Inc. (, an internet-based tour operator specializing in exotic international destinations and located in Jenkintown, PA, is searching for a full-time, experienced air department agent for our busy, growing company.

Responsibilities and required qualifications for the position include:

  • Ability to manage large volume of airline bookings
  • Minimum 2 years experience of airline GDS (Amadeus, Sabre) Experience with airline contracts for pricing, ticketing, and terms and conditions
  • Proven experience in tracking and managing airline block space
  • Proven experience in airfare comparisons, budget v. actual air cost, and cost-effective routings
  • Speaking by phone with customers requesting information
  • Promptly replying to all passenger requests
  • Working with the entire team to handle projects, resolve problems and provide the best customer service in the industry
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

We're looking for a good team player with positive attitude, friendly demeanor, good organizational skills, and patience, who enjoys working hard and achieving results. The position is full-time, 9:30AM-6PM, no exceptions. We are located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, very close to train and bus transportation and an easy commute by car from most of greater Philadelphia.

We offer a career opportunity with plenty of space to grow, where your creativity and energy are appreciated and rewarded. You'll find our warm, friendly and supportive staff and informal atmosphere a great place to build your career. We offer a competitive salary, health insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and plenty of travel opportunities.

Reservations Agent - Full Time

We're searching for an experienced travel agent to join the reservations team at our busy, growing company. Our ideal candidate is a good team player with a positive attitude, experience in the travel industry, excellent time management and organizational skills, and a commitment to delivering outstanding customer service. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and general computer competence are essential. The position is full-time, 9:30AM - 6PM, no exceptions.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Communicating by phone and email with customers requesting information
  • Taking phone reservations accurately and with patience
  • Researching details about destinations to provide accurate answers to traveler questions
  • Willingness to quickly learn and master our booking software
  • Working with the entire team to handle projects, resolve problems, and provide the best customer service in the industry

We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and 401k for a candidate who can work 40 hours per week, where your creativity and energy are rewarded. You'll find our supportive staff and pleasant work environment a great place to build your career.


Please send us your resume and cover letter to:

JoAnn Runner, Office Manager

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