|Quoting Stewardess4u (Reply 1):|
In 1990 all airlines dropped the weight requirement.
|Quoting Stewardess4u (Reply 1):
It has changed the image of the flight attendant to that of a fast food worker
|Quoting Iflyswa (Reply 10):|
I believe the given requirements were for female applicants only.
|Quoting EWRCabincrew (Reply 7):|
Sure you can look good in a uniform, or not, but I would rather have someone who is able open the door and get my ass out of a burning wreckage than worry about how they look in the process.
|Quoting MarkHKG (Reply 5):|
My understanding is that the only weight requirement on US carriers is that the flight attendant must be able to be seated in their jumpseat without the need for an extension seat-belt. (Extensions are not approved for jumpseats). If they are too large to secure themselves, they cannot fly.
|Quoting TWA1985 (Thread starter):|
5'5" - 129
|Quoting DTWAGENT (Reply 8):|
If you try to go by what the goverment or American Medical Assoc. guide lines. We all would have nothing but ribs showing.