Flight attendants greet passengers as they board the aircraft, direct them to their seats, and provide assistance as needed. Flight attendants demonstrate the proper use of safety equipment to all passengers, either in person or through a video recording before the planes takes off.
The training program for flight attendants is usually three to six weeks. However, it may take months or even years to get into one of these programs. This is a highly competitive field, and open positions usually fill up fast.
Flight Attendant made a median salary of $59,050 in 2020. The best paid 25 percent made $17,550 that year, while the lowest paid 25 percent made $43,080.
While being a flight attendant isn't the highest-paying job, you're almost always guaranteed to fly free. Flight attendants can ride in coach for free or fly with a companion for about 90 percent off plus tax and fees on international flights. Additionally, you will have benefits, like health and dental insurance.
Good communication skill, Excellent interpersonal skills, The ability to remain calm in emergencies or when dealing with difficult passengers. Good general health and fitness-many airlines requir cabin staff to be able to swim at least 25m.
Restrictions and Requirements be over 18 years of age. Have good level of fitness. Pass a medical check. Pass enhanced background checks.
Many of the major airlines not only have policies to allow their employees to travel for free, but also have some version of a friends and family plan(commonly referred as a buddy pass). This allows flight attendants to bring their children, spouses, and other dependents along on flights for free.
Tattoos are permitted on the arms, legs, wrist, and feet and must be no larger than a credit card. There are no tattoos permitted on the face, hands, or neck for United Airlines flight attendants.
They stay at what are called "Crash Pad" hotel rooms- which are like frats for flight crew. Many of the perks include cheap rent, as well as being near to the airport with free transfers, and the free house cleaning to avoid fighting over keeping the place clean.