Airline cabin crew: your step-by-step career guide

Practicality, personality and perseverance are key attributes for those wishing to join an airline as a flight attendant

There was a time that the life of airline cabin crew was viewed with deep envy, with a (rather erroneous) public image of flight attendants jetting around the world having an incredible time. Little was mentioned about the job itself.

Cabin crew’s main role is ensuring the safety of the passengers; everything else comes second to that.
Cabin crew’s main role is ensuring the safety of the passengers; everything else comes second to that. United Airlines

Today, air travel is far more common and most who travel will quickly realise the primary role of cabin crew is to ensure the safety of passengers. Everything else is secondary.

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