What Does It Take To Become A Professional Flight Attendant?
Here are the basic airline requirements:
- Have a friendly and positive attitude even during stressful or difficult situations.
- Able to pass an intensive background, drug screen & fingerprinting check.
- No multiple or recent misdemeanors and absolutely no felonies ever– VERY IMPORTANT – you will not get hired by any US airline if you have a felony!
- High school diploma or GED.
- Citizen or legal resident of the United States.
- Able to speak and be easily understood in English; read and write fluently in English.
- Valid passport – does not have to be U.S. passport. Airlines will accept a recent receipt for passport application.
- At least 18 years of age.
- Complete use of all five senses.
- Weight in proportion to height – you must be able to fit onto a 15-inch jump seat.
- Physically fit.
- Well-groomed with good hygiene.
- At least 2 years of college OR 2 years working with the public.
- Able to be away from home up to 5 days at a time.
- Able to relocate if needed.
- Willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Able to work up to 14 hours a day when needed.
- Able to work with people of diverse cultures.
- Willing to focus and study hard to learn the information airlines require.
- Must have a passion for becoming a Professional Flight Attendant!
If You Meet These Qualifications, You Are On Your Way To The Job Of Your Dreams!