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A Flight Attendant Talks About Her Job

by Pat 3. October 2012 18:08
Once a year we have to go through recurrent training and learn anything new that's come out. It's sad to say, but every time an airplane crashes we learn a lot from it. Also, we have to practice emergency procedures, including a mock exercise in evacuating an airplane. You get into the simulator and go to your exit and sometimes the exit will be blocked by fire and you have to know what to do in that situation. [More]

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Ron Akana may be the nations longest-serving flight attendant

by Pat 19. March 2012 10:14
Decades ago, hiring policies ensured that the ranks of flight attendants remained young. Stewardesses faced mandatory retirement by 32. If they married or became pregnant, they were out. In 1966, a New York Times classified ad for stewardesses at Eastern Airlines listed these requirements: "A high school graduate, single (widows and divorcees with no children considered), 20 years of age (girls 19 1/2 may apply for future consideration). 5'2" but no more than 5'9," weight 105 to 135 in proportion to height and have at least 20/40 vision without glasses." [More]

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Flight Attendant Job Interviews

by Pat 16. March 2012 08:31
In addition to performing flight duties, flight attendants sometimes attend or even conduct open house and interview sessions. You just might be interviewed by a flight attendant you will be working with in the future. [More]

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Packing Tips For Flight Attendants

by Pat 29. February 2012 11:05
Choosing a wardrobe of basics for your layover will help you deal with space limitations. Select clothes that will coordinate with each other. Try to stick to one color scheme (black/brown/navy) or select clothes that can be mixed and matched. Bring clothing that requires little care . wrinkle-resistant, quick drying fabrics. Check seasonal weather conditions where you will be traveling and be prepared. To save space and weight, prepare a kit of miniature toiletries in small plastic bottles. Don't fill bottles to the top, because the pressure may cause contents to expand. Pack bottles in plastic bags should there be leakage. As an alternative, many stores sell travel size toiletries, which are small and do not use up excessive space. [More]

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Airline Flight Attendant Career Overview

by Pat 16. November 2011 15:18
A flight attendants first and foremost responsibility is the safety of the aircraft cabin and its passengers. Flight attendants must comply with Federal Aviation Regulations. FAR's require flight attendants to be on aircraft for the sole purpose of performing safety-related duties. However, duties also include a wide range of passenger service functions. Flight attendants must be prepared for the unexpected and able to change from their passenger service role to their critical safety role at a moments notice. [More]

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Federal Regulations Require Rest

by Pat 8. November 2011 07:49
Federal Regulations Require Rest Between Training and ID The Federal Aviation Administration "FAA" recently provided United with a clarification of FAR 121.467, which governs required rest prior to flight assignments. [More]

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