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Direct Employer Flight Attendant Airtanker Carterton, Oxfordshire, South East
Cabin Crew- London Heathrow CAE Parc Aviation London, UK [United Kingdom]
Experienced Senior Cabin Crew CAE Parc Aviation UK [United Kingdom] £10,000 - £15,000
Experienced Cabin Crew CAE Parc Aviation UK [United Kingdom] £10,000 - £15,000
Cabin Crew London- No Experience required CAE Parc Aviation London, UK [United Kingdom]
B737-800 Cabin Crew Instructor required in Africa Brookfield Aviation International Africa
Direct Employer A320 Cabin Crew Xfly Tallinn, Estonia, Europe (non-UK)
Direct Employer A320 Senior Cabin Crew Xfly Tallinn, Estonia, Europe (non-UK)
Cabin Crew & SCCM required in the UK Brookfield Aviation International United Kingdom [UK] From £21,600
Head of Cabin Crew GOOSE Recruitment UK [United Kingdom] £40,000 - £50,000

Frequently asked questions

You need to have at least 4 GCSEs with English and Maths to apply for cabin crew in most of the airlines. The age requirement is 18 and above and having an EU or British passport is also required. Applicants familiar with a foreign language have an added advantage.

The field is quite competitive, the training can take from six weeks to months and years depending on the positions and airlines. If you intend to apply for an opening for a flight attendant, take a look at the Aviation Job Search that has promising job listings.

You don’t need to have a university degree for the application. Some airlines would only require secondary education and will do the necessary background check. You need to have a certain weight and height to be eligible for pursuing flight attendant careers. The cabin crew salary guide tells us that you can enjoy lots of perks like flight pay, allowance payments and commission. 

Yes, you should not be less than 21 years at the time of applying for a cabin crew position. Piercings on face and any visible tattoos would make you ineligible for the application. If your height is not between 5’2 and 6’3 that can also get you disqualified for the job.

Getting a degree from a university or a college is not necessary if you want to become a flight attendant in the UK. Good academic qualifications with reasonable GCSE qualifications are more than enough. Past experience in customer service or hospitality can also be handy.


Flight Attendant Job Description

Flight attendant is a representative of an airline responsible for creating a comfortable, safe and delightful customer experience. Cabin crew works to make the journey welcoming and memorable for the passengers. Air hostesses and stewards ensure the passengers’ needs are taken care of. They can be called when needed and apart from serving lunch, dinner, breakfast and snacks, they demonstrate safety SOPs for emergency landing and other situations. Becoming a flight attendant requires effective communication skills as you have to respond to questions and resolve issues quickly. They provide quick assistance to the passengers especially if someone needs a nurse or medicine. 

Flight Attendant Job Responsibilities

Cabin crew of an aircraft makes sure that the passengers enjoy a safe and happy flight. The air stewardesses and stewards help the passengers with seating, securely placing the luggage and serving them with meals and drinks. The flight attendants represent an airline, they are trained to be hospitable and empathetic. They ensure that a positive and likable image of a brand is portrayed through their genial attitude. Air hostesses also check the safety measures and equipment, they demonstrate how to use life jackets and emergency exits in case of an extraordinary situation. They also sell duty free items during the flight and help passengers with queries and complaints. 

Skills Required for Building a Flight Attendant Career 

Flight attendants need to have effective listening skills. They should know how to communicate clearly with the passengers and give instructions. Air hostesses and stewards have to solve problems so they must be good decision makers. Providing memorable customer service requires a personalized approach, so the cabin crew should be friendly and professional at the same time. Handling pressure, staying calm and ability to handle different kinds of situations and passengers is needed for the role. Team spirit and coordination are also the qualities required for this position. Want to make your career as a flight attendant? Explore the opportunities at Aviation Job Search!