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User currently offlineB777a340fan From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 774 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 9377 times:

Don't know if it's the right forum. I'm looking to change careers and want to contemplate fulfilling my dream: becoming a flight attendant. Are any airlines looking for flight attendants?

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User currently offlineJeffrey1970 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 1336 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 9349 times:

Allegiant airlines might be looking for some FA's since they are expanding.


God bless through Jesus, Jeff
User currently offlineAtlwest1 From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 1046 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 9338 times:

Airtran is hiring a lot of Flight attendants through June. Intense program but very very good.


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User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 377 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 9257 times:

Qatar Airways is always looking for flight attendants.... but you need to move to Qatar!

http://www.qatarairways.com/global/en/cabincrew-general.html



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User currently offlineDurangoMac From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 713 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 9210 times:

Mesa is also but I would steer you away from them because their work rules are not so nice to politically correct.

User currently offlineM11Stephen From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 1247 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 9108 times:

Most regionals are hiring. Make sure you don't go into it thinking that the job is glamorous especially if you work for a regional. Its low pay, long hours, hard work, and lots of responsibility. You really have to be the right kind of person to be an F/A.


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User currently offlineAv8orwalk From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 180 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 9080 times:

I'm interviewing with AirTran Monday!

Wish me luck...

Cheers
Drew MCO



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User currently offlineSq_ek_freak From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2000, 1633 posts, RR: 20
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 8758 times:

Last I heard Etihad is hiring as well, albeit at a much more reduced pace (they apparently canceled many open days, but retained a few), though if you are US based I'm not sure if they have any open days coming up out there. You can check it out on their website.

If you are looking for more of a global reach rather than working for a regional American carrier, then Etihad is a good place for you to go - they do require previous customer service experience though. Not to mention you'd hold a rating on either the A320/A330/A345/A346 or the B77W right away! You'd be based in Abu Dhabi however, so you'd need to make a big move.

Quoting Airmale (Reply 3):
Qatar Airways is always looking for flight attendants.... but you need to move to Qatar!

From what I know from friends and gossip around the sand pit, I would steer clear of Qatar Airways and go for Etihad if you were to apply for any of the Gulf airlines. Emirates has stopped cabin crew recruitment till at least the fall, though probably will be extended till year's end.

That said, I'd really do my research before making any move to join any of the Gulf carriers, it might not be a good fit for some - we get good allowances and benefits but also work under different working conditions (no union, etc) and also work in a really different cabin culture, with crew from 100+ countries and some really hard destinations to work (though that's balanced with some really really nice ones as well). I made the move a bit back and am loving it to bits, though I've heard some who aren't that thrilled about being here, so do your research.

PM me if you have any more questions, I'd be happy to help, and good luck in your search!



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User currently offlineSkyHigh777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 377 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 8522 times:

JetBlue was just hiring for a May training group. I had an interview with them in NY back in March but I wasn't able to go because of my current job Sad

Not sure if they're still hiring, but it might be worth a shot. JetBlue is a fantastic airline to work for.

Cheers,
Andres



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User currently offlineDescendVia From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 8045 times:



Quoting Jeffrey1970 (Reply 1):
Allegiant airlines might be looking for some FA's since they are expanding.

Don't think so..... I looked at their open jobs and they only have A&P spots open.

I know Miami Air is hiring type rates pilots and IIRC they did have an few FA spots as well. I would suggest them, if they are still hiring FAs, since they do some fun flying.


User currently offlineConvairNut From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 38 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 7900 times:

Quoting B777a340fan (Thread starter):
Don't know if it's the right forum. I'm looking to change careers and want to contemplate fulfilling my dream: becoming a flight attendant. Are any airlines looking for flight attendants?

No but I hear Stewardesses are making a comeback!  

[Edited 2009-05-01 14:00:46]


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User currently offlineAtlwest1 From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 1046 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 7878 times:



Quoting Av8orwalk (Reply 6):
I'm interviewing with AirTran Monday!

Wish me luck...

Cheers
Drew MCO

Hey Drew let me know if I can be any help to you for your interview. I just recently graduated training so would love to help  Smile )



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User currently offlineLXA340 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2006, 2122 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 7816 times:

Swiss International Air Lines is also looking for F/A's however you need to speak at least English and or German. Preferably all 3 languages in case you are planing to make a career as an F/A with them.

User currently offlineJETnyc From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 105 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 7322 times:

VIRGIN AMERICA mayb hiring but in Cali only rght now..  thumbsup 

User currently offlineJETnyc From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 105 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 7289 times:

GoJet Airlines / UA check the web site

User currently offlineCush From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 235 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 7167 times:

In my personal experience avoid Mesa Airlines at any and all costs! They are an awful airline to work for and you may work a number of months before you see your first flight. I honestly don't know how Mesa is still in business because their company is awful. Their employees have no clue what they are doing and they hire some of the most incompetent people you have ever seen!

Here are some opinions on Mesa: http://twurl.in/?Jq3cp (read the articles on mesa) BAD STORIES!

Here are a few other sites:
http://twurl.in/?l0Wkj
http://twurl.in/?Ny04g
http://twurl.in/?ga63i
http://twurl.in/?mdoKh
http://twurl.in/?rd2FF
http://twurl.in/?aUuOR

Those are just a few sites I found that are hiring FA's. I highly recommend any regional airline.



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12241 posts, RR: 35
Reply 16, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 6935 times:
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I know Mesaba is hiring both for MSP and DTW bases


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User currently offlineDescendVia From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 6673 times:

Quoting JETnyc (Reply 14):
GoJet Airlines / UA

I hope you missed the X b/c UA is not and will not be hiring for many years.

[Edited 2009-05-01 17:13:31]

User currently offlineELAL772 From Israel, joined Jun 2008, 158 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 6564 times:

Quoting LXA340 (Reply 12):
English and or German.

Believe you meant FRENCH and or German, No?   

[Edited 2009-05-01 17:38:32]

User currently offlineFlyglobal From Germany, joined Mar 2008, 576 posts, RR: 3
Reply 19, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 6321 times:

Your language skills and your service readiness will be key parameters.
Except for maybe regional american carriers, a carrier who goes abroard may require at least 1 of not 2 languages except english. At least one should be fluent. Spanish may be the closest to american citizen. Without that you may be stucked with regional american carriers and I doubt that they are a pleasure to work for. It depends on what you want to.

Better you tell us what type you are and whats your passion for beeing a FA compared to e.g salese staff in a car dealership. or waitress in a restaurant.

regards

Flyglobal


User currently offlineB777a340fan From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 774 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 6262 times:



Quoting ELAL772 (Reply 18):
Believe you meant FRENCH and or German, No?

Nope, LX requires English and German.... French is only an advantage. LX seems too have high standards, good swimming skills??? lol.


User currently offlineF9Animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 5026 posts, RR: 28
Reply 21, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 5847 times:



Quoting Av8orwalk (Reply 6):
I'm interviewing with AirTran Monday!

Wish me luck...

Cheers
Drew MCO

Are interviews held in ATL? If so, does Air Tran provide transportation to the interview? Or do you have to buy a ticket?



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User currently offlineF9darol From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 27 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5808 times:

Lynx aviation just posted on Careerbuilder for an open house in May.

User currently offlineELAL772 From Israel, joined Jun 2008, 158 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 5718 times:



Quoting B777a340fan (Reply 20):
Nope, LX requires English and German.... French is only an advantage. LX seems too have high standards, good swimming skills??? lol.

So I can be a Zurich bases FA without speaking German? That sounds odd!


User currently offlineWarren84 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2008, 69 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (5 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 5714 times:



Quoting ELAL772 (Reply 23):
So I can be a Zurich bases FA without speaking German? That sounds odd!

NO but you could be a GVA based F/A who didn't speak French.



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25 Atlwest1 : They actually fly you up to Atlanta for all phases of the interview process. Its positive space so you definitely have a ticket back home as well. Th
26 ELAL772 : makes me wonder if all Belgian FA at Brussels Airlines speak French and Flemish?
27 ZRH : No, German is compulsory at LX wherever you are based.
28 Av8orwalk : I live in Orlando and I'm interviewing in Orlando. However, I hear that second interviews are in Atlanta, and you are flown positive space. Sure hope
29 Atlwest1 : Dont worry you will be. Definitely a company on the move and on to good things.
30 LXA340 : Currently all crews of LX operating out of Switzerland are based at ZRH. There is a tiny crew base in India as on each flight to India one or two F/A
31 Tommy767 : Hey! I also just applied for a F/A job at AirTran yesterday. What are the chances of getting an interview?
32 Atlwest1 : Chances are very very very good. There is alot of expanding at the company and probably some big announcements soon. I know they are hiring through J
33 ELAL772 : I remember flying LX last summer ZRH-TLV. The FA spoke on the pa in German,French and English and they also had a recording in Hebrew. Kinda gave me
34 KGAIflyer : The Republic Airways web site says they are accepting applications for FA for all their subsidiaries (Chautauqua Airlines; Republic Airlines; Shuttle
35 Tommy767 : I applied at republic several months ago and haven't heard from them. I think the information on their website might be incorrect. " target=_blank>ht
36 LXA340 : the Purser needs to speak fluent at least in English german and French. On most flights anouncements are made in all 3 languages + a safety recording
37 FraT : Actually LH has a hiring freeze but I just read last week that they excluded the flight attendants from it as they are in need of FAs. Interestingly t
38 SQ_EK_freak : Noticed the same when I flew them to New Orleans for a weekend trip during my leave a few months ago - there were 3 crew on the MD88, and all three o
39 Atlwest1 : Yeah same with Airtran, you will see tons of young young young looking crews but they are all good. Pilots and Fo's look youngish as well. They are hi
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