flyingAY From Finland, joined Jun 2007, 712 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 16488 times:
I guess the absolute minimum would depend on the amount of seats the airline has decided to put in their A380. Isn't the requirement 1 FA per each starting 50 seats. So an A380 with maximum number of seats (853) would require 18 FAs!
iberia747256B From Spain, joined May 2009, 24 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 16000 times:
Quoting Burkhard (Reply 4): Could you enlighten us about the 4 tech crew. Two of them I know, what are the others
Well I would say that 4 tech crew meens 2 Cpt´s and 2 FO´s, its not that uncommon Iberia does MAD-SCL (Madrid-Santiago de Chile) with 2 Cpt´s and 2 FO´s, and MAD-EZE (Madrid-Buenos Aires) as well as all of its destinations in South America, except SCL, with 1 Cpt and 2 FO´s. its call reserve crew
Viscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25871 posts, RR: 22
Reply 10, posted (4 years 6 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 14404 times:
Quoting gemuser (Reply 5): Quoting flyingAY (Reply 2):
I guess the absolute minimum would depend on the amount of seats the airline has decided to put in their A380. Isn't the requirement 1 FA per each starting 50 seats.
Varies depending on jurisdiction. Australia is one per 36 pax, Canada is one per 40(?), USA one per 50. There are probably others.
On widebodies it's also affected by the number of doors. I think many regulatory authorities require one flight attendant at each exit door during takeoff and landing.