Eligibility – Flight Attendant Job

Eligibility for Flight Attendant job is based on a written test, group discussion and personal interview with a panel of aviation experts.

The aspirant must be holding a valid American Passport.

The Flight Attendant Job aspirant must have a minimum height of 157.5 centimeters (differs amongst airlines).

A Minimum arm reach of 212cms (on tip toes) is mandatory, which enables you in reaching out to emergency equipment on all aircraft types

The weight should be in proportion to height.

A normal eyesight of 6/6 uncorrected vision in each eye (correcting vision using contact lenses are permitted).

Fluency and knowledge of an international language is an added advantage.

The applicant should be physically fit and also have a pleasing personality and clear complexion. After the initial screening of applicants the airline calls them for a written examination, usually of the objective type (multiple choice). Those qualifying in the written examination have to appear for a group discussion followed by a personal interview of successful candidates.

If selected you will be on training for 10 to 12 weeks during which time you learn about service, grooming, safety and first aid, after which you are initially put on trainee flights.

Personal Qualities: Common sense, sense of responsibility, initiative, friendly outgoing personality, politeness, physical stamina and the capacity to work for long hours on one’s feet, ability to react quickly in times of emergency and a presence of mind, systematic approach, unruffled appearance, a well-modulated pleasant voice, and a proportionate figure with a graceful carriage.

Flight Attendant Job aspirants are also required to meet certain aviation medical standards, the more on which we have discussed in our online training section.

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