How to become a flight attendant
One of the most prestigious and highly paid professions in our time has become the profession of a flight attendant. So who is he? People who claim to this position, as a rule, are distinguished by high ambitions, interest in everything new, and of course they love the movement and the sky.
In the eyes of passengers, a flight attendant is a person who meets people when boarding a plane and carrying food and drinks. Is everything simple? In fact, the duties of a flight attendant a lot. The most important task of the flight attendant is to ensure the safety of the passenger on board the aircraft.
In addition, the entire crew of the aircraft must be able to manage the aircraft. If the commander of the aircraft and its co-pilot do not have the opportunity, for example, to make an emergency landing or refuel in the air, the flight attendant assumes this duty.
Also, employees are able to provide first aid, conduct resuscitation actions. The flight attendant has the skills inherent in different professions. He is a little waiter with a high level of service, a psychologist, a doctor, a lifeguard and just a pleasant companion.
What are the requirements of the airline to future employees:
- pleasant appearance
- height from 165 cm
- clothing size from 42 to 48
- no speech and skin defects
- competent clear speech
- the ability to quickly navigate and find a way out of different situations
- knowledge of English at a conversational level
- knowledge of other languages is welcome (Arabic, Chinese, Spanish)
- no criminal record
- positive thinking
- readiness for long trips
- good health
Before you go to the sky, all flight attendants undergo a three-month training and medical examination. Future employees also undergo psychological tests and trainings. Candidates study the structure of the aircraft, the algorithm control the aircraft. Employees are taught basic English course.
Competition for this vacancy is high. Depending on the region, the number of people per seat is 4-5.
Prepare in advance for future work, be attentive to your health check, tighten your knowledge of the language. If you set a goal to conquer the sky, do not give up!