October Flight Attendant Jobs

Do you ever feel like you don’t even know where to start looking for jobs? Well look no further! If you want to become a flight attendant, I have listed all the current mainline carriers who are accepting applications! Also, I have included each airlines job description/requirements so you can compare the airlines in one convenient place! Once you have decided on the airline that seems right for you, simply click the “Apply Here” link at the bottom of each airline’s description! Good luck to everyone!

If you are looking for more guidance, here are a few other posts that may help prepare you for this journey!

The Best & The Worst Things About Being A Flight Attendant

 Top 10 Questions About Being A Flight Attendant

 Top 10 Questions I Get About Being a Flight Attendant Part 2.

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Alaska Airlines

Job Description
Flight Attendants at Alaska Airlines deliver caring, extraordinary experiences for our guests.  They pay attention to the little things that make a big difference in our customers’ comfort and enjoyment throughout their journey.  Flight Attendants serve meals and drinks, however, their primary role is to ensure the safety of our passengers while they are onboard our aircraft. This is a dynamic and exciting position that allows you to travel, meet new challenges, and be invigorated every day as you share experiences with our customers.  As a Flight Attendant, you represent everything that is great about our brand and our people.
  • Our flight attendants may have a base assignment in any of the following locations:

    • Seattle, WA
    • Portland, OR
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • San Diego, CA
    • Anchorage, AK

Apply Here

American Airlines

Job Description
You are applying for the Trainee Flight Attendant position at American Airlines.

All candidates must be willing to be based from any of our base locations including Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Raleigh/Durham, NC; San Francisco, CA; St Louis, MO; Washington, DC.


We are looking for people who want to be a part of the largest airline in the world. American Airlines is in the business of serving the travel needs of our customers. A warm welcome, gracious service and a safe and comfortable feeling, makes our customers’ journey something they will always remember.

Our flight attendants are proud of this rich tradition – pride that you can share when you embark on a career representing American Airlines as an onboard crew member. Our Flight attendants are the face of American Airlines and are service professionals of the highest caliber, with a desire, drive and passion to provide outstanding service. If you are a highly customer-focused individual who strives for the best and takes pride in getting the job done, we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for great people that can:

• Set a high standard for consistent in-flight service that includes serving meal/beverages and selling onboard products
• Handle a wide variety of situations while in continuous contact with the public
• Work independently or as part of a team without supervision
• Ensure the safety and comfort of our customers
• Provide leadership by responding to a variety of emergency and non-emergency situations
• Work in climates and locations across the globe and work variable shifts

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

• Position requires some physical exertion such as pulling, pushing, reaching, bending, walking and light lifting
• Long periods of standing and speaking
• Airports ramp operations are noisy and can be hazardous without due caution
• Extensive travel, must be able to spend consecutive nights away from home and endure all climates
• Alternative work schedules including evenings and weekends
• Ability to push or pull moveable carts weighing in excess of 250 pounds
• Ability to lift objects up to 35 pounds such as galley stowage bins and carry-on baggage

Job Qualifications
• Must be able to read and speak Chinese, Dutch, Hungarian, OR Czech fluently
• Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently
• Competent in handling difficult situations, problem solving and complaint resolution
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; friendly reception of all customers
• Must present a professional image, may not have visible tattoos, facial, multiple or upper ear piercing, or extreme hair color or style while in Flight Attendant Uniform
• Work in climates and locations across the globe and work variable shifts
• Able to attend up to 6 1/2 weeks of unpaid training in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, and move immediately to the city to which you are assigned as a base


• High school diploma or GED equivalent required
• College education or two years’ customer service experience preferred
• Prior airline experience is not required
• Must be at least 20 years of age
• Must be in possession of a valid US or Foreign Passport with applicable VISAs
• Must possess the legal right to travel unrestricted to/from all countries that are served by American Airlines
• Travel documents must remain valid throughout all phases of training and employment
• Must have the right to work in the United States

You are applying for the Trainee Flight Attendant position at American Airlines.

Apply Here (For Mandarin, Dutch, Hungarian, Czech)

Delta Air Lines

Job Description

We’re looking for service-oriented professionals who love to be on the go, help others, and enjoy variety in their work. The most qualified candidates will have a background that demonstrates passion for service and helping others. This might include experience in personalized customer service, caring for others, coaching, teaching, etc. These candidates are excited at the prospect of helping others get where they’re going, solving problems and going the extra mile to leave our passengers with a positive experience that lasts long after their flights have landed. We’re looking for candidates who want to join a stable, profitable company and build a lasting career while enjoying flight benefits that are the envy of the marketplace.

Key Responsibilities of Our Flight Attendants:

  • Ensure the safety and comfort of our passengers while providing exceptional customer service, at an altitude of at least 8,000 feet
  • Participate in preflight briefings and in-flight responsibilities
  • Provide assistance lifting and stowing luggage
  • Demonstrate the use of safety and emergency equipment and ensure safety requirements are met
  • Prepare, serve and sell beverages (including alcohol) and meals (which may include beef, pork, seafood, peanuts, etc.)
  • Answer passengers’ questions and provide assistance when necessary, particularly those with special needs
  • Reassure passengers during the flight, such as when an aircraft experiences delays or hits turbulence
  • Administer and coordinate emergency procedures or provide emergency care, as needed
  • Respond to and provide clear and accurate directions (verbally or non-verbally) to passengers in the event of an emergency
    What You’ll Need – the Minimums:
  • Ability to work in the US
  • Be at least 21 years of age by January 1, 2018
  • A high school degree or GED
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to speak, read, write and understand English fluently
  • Willingness to comply with our uniform and appearance guidelines, including tattoos and piercings (read more about that here)
  • Ability to obtain and keep current a passport and travel documents to freely enter and exit places where Delta flies
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment DOT drug test and comprehensive background check, including government-required fingerprint-based criminal history records check
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding role which requires frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting (i.e., pushing/pulling beverage or food carts and lifting and opening emergency aircraft doors)
  • Ability to sit in an assigned jump seat with seatbelt and shoulder harness fastened
    One or More of the Following Will Give You an Edge: 
  • 1+ years of work experience in a personalized customer service, patient care, or similar role
  • Experience in a role ensuring the safety and/or care of others (teacher, military, EMT, firefighter, coach, law enforcement, lifeguard, nurse, Peace Corps, etc.)
  • Education beyond high school


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Frontier Airlines

Job Description
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 55 cities in the United States, Dominican Republic, and Mexico on more than 275 daily flights.  We work harder than anyone in the airline industry to help our customers save money on their flights, but we know that low fares alone aren’t enough. That’s why we make a bigger commitment to our customers– the ‘Done Right’ promise. This means providing customers a real choice – with options that allow them to customize their travel experience to match both their wants and wallets.  We are committed to providing safe, on-time and reliable service while at the same time treating them with Rocky Mountain hospitality like only we can provide.
The Frontier Airlines Flight Attendant (FA) is essential to maintaining the well-being, safety, security and comfort of our passengers onboard our aircraft. The Flight Attendant performs a variety of services in order to maintain a high level of excellent customer service. Flight Attendants are involved in all passenger interactions in order to help answer any questions, address concerns and sell products onboard.  It is essential for all crew members to follow established FAA and Frontier guidelines in providing for the comfort and safety of passengers and respond to inflight emergencies and/or security concerns in the unlikely event they arise. 
Essential Functions:
  • Follows all Federal Aviation Regulations as required as well as all established Frontier Airlines policies and procedures
  • Initializes and conducts emergency evacuation of cabin if necessary
  • Conducts preflight safety check of cabin emergency equipment
  • Ensures proper loading and storage of carry-on luggage prior to and during the flight
  • Ensures cabin safety and security during all phases of flight, including boarding and deplaning
  • Prepares and secures doors and announces departure/arrival information to passengers over the PA system
  • Provides instruction and demonstration of onboard safety features
  • Sets up galley, checks supplies, stows beverage and snack carts and verifies count
  • Sells snacks and/or beverages (including alcohol), collects and stows all beverage and snack service items inflight and prior to landing, and informs passengers of all onboard products
  • Provides emergency medical assistance (e.g., performing CPR and basic first aid)
  • Projects and maintains a positive attitude and composure at all times
  • Performs tasks that require frequent walking, bending to ankle level, and reaching above shoulder level and reaching inside overhead bins to retrieve or store items
  • Be dependable and committed to completing work assignments per Frontier Airlines policies
  • Maintains professional appearance and compliance with uniform and appearance guidelines while in public view (e.g. during commute, pre-flight activities and flight operations)
  • Participates and complies with all DOT, FAA, and Frontier Airlines’ regulations regarding drug and alcohol compliance of safety-sensitive transportation employees
  • Other duties as required
  • High school graduate or GED required
  • MUST BE 20 years of age to begin the interview process.
  • 1 to 2 years of customer service experience preferred
  • A current and valid passport in your possession is required at time of application.  Passport must not expire within the next 6 months.  Ability to travel in and out of the United States, and the ability to travel to all current and future international destinations served by Frontier Airlines is required.
  • Must present a neat professional appearance and demeanor including adhering to Frontier Inflight uniform and appearance guidelines, including no visible tattoos or multiple piercings.  Tattoos must  NOT EXIST in the following areas: shoulders to fingertips, neck or chest area, behind the ears and for women – mid-thigh to toes
  • Must be willing to relocate to assigned base location
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours when needed
  • Must be willing to travel for long stretches of time as part of the job
  • Must be willing to change and adapt to meet the demands of the job, including accepting schedule changes on short notice
  • Must be willing to fly both international and domestic routes

Apply Here

Hawaiian Airlines

Job Duties
  • Pleasantly greet and direct guests to their assigned seats and answer flight related questions
  • Provide a never ending Aloha experience as well as a high level of customer service while aboard the flight
  • Be pleasantly responsive to guest inquiries and requests
  • Provide Food and Beverage service consistently and as prescribed by procedure
  • Wear FA uniform in the manner prescribed by the company on a consistent basis
  • Serve as brand ambassadors for Hawaiian Airlines and always represent the principles of aloha, malama, and ho’okipa
  • Have sufficient visual and aural capacity to communicate, comprehend and implement written and verbal instructions in English
  • Assist guests with stowing carry-on luggage in overhead compartments or underneath cabin seats.
  • Secure and unsecure main cabin doors, requires power grasping.
  • Demonstrate use of safety equipment (e.g., seat belts, oxygen masks, and life jackets) and emergency procedures prior to take-off
  • Re-stock beverage carts as necessary by lifting beverage or liquor kits weighing between 12 and 35 pounds from floor level to waist high, or from shoulder level to waist high
  • Push and pull beverage carts weighing up to 250 pounds, which may require 40-45 pounds of push/pull force to maneuver
  • Serves meals on trays or in containers (each weighing about 2 pounds) and beverages to guests and flight deck crew during flight
  • Collect and reconcile payments for various onboard products such as; alcoholic beverages, meals, duty free sales, etc.
  • Administer first aid, if necessary
  • Make written and verbal reports of emergency/safety incidents occurring during flight
  • You will be required to work during some Holidays/Birthdays/Special events until your seniority allows you to do otherwise
  • Assist ill or incapacitated passengers and fellow crew members
  • Evacuate the aircraft in heavy, dense smoke during a cabin fire
  • Handle and operate oxygen bottles and fire extinguishers
  • Remove and lift emergency cabin windows (weighing up to 60 pounds)
  • Jump down the emergency slide from height of approximately 24.5 feet
All of the job duties, including the emergency duties, outlined above are essential functions of the flight attendant position.
  • Must be 21 years old at the time of application
  • High school diploma, or GED equivalent; college education or degree preferred
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills and ability to effectively diffuse and resolve difficult customer situations
  • Able to read, write, and speak English proficiently
  • Able to work effectively with other colleagues to deliver a high level of customer service to Hawaiian Airline passengers.
  • Able to secure and unsecure main cabin doors, requires power grasping (counter-balanced doors weigh between 91 and 126 pounds)
  • Successfully complete an FAA-approved, unpaid seven week intensive training program provided by Hawaiian Airlines
  • Satisfactorily complete annual FAA-approved re-certification provided by Hawaiian Airlines
  • Possess the ability to learn and maintain current knowledge and competency of emergency procedures in accordance with Hawaiian and FAA’s Regulations
  • Present a professional image. May not have visible body art (including tattoos), facial, multiple or upper ear piercing, gauge piercings, or extreme hair color or style while in the Flight Attendant Uniform and while in any physical position in public areas
  • Able to relocate within the state of Hawaii or the continental U.S.
  • Able to be present to work alternative schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Able to work in climates and locations across the globe and work variable shifts
  • Able to fly at high altitudes
  • Able to lift and store carry-on baggage and items (weighing between 18-35 pounds) to overhead bins or underneath seats and remove items from overhead bins or underneath seats to passengers.
  • Able to push and pull beverage carts, weighing up to 250 pounds, which may require 40-45 pounds of push/pull force to maneuver
  • Vertical Reach of 82”
  • Successfully pass tuberculosis (TB) test
  • Successfully pass pre-employment drug test**
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be in possession of a valid passport and be able to secure applicable visas for travel to countries served by Hawaiian Airlines
  • Must possess the legal right to travel from all countries served by Hawaiian Airlines
  • Travel documents must remain valid throughout all phases of training and employment
** DOT regulations, 14 CFR part 120 identifies this position as performing safety-sensitive functions. You will be required to undergo DOT pre-employment drug testing to determine the presence of Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, PCP (Phencyclidine) and Amphetamine prior to any offer of employment or transfer into this position
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two years of direct customer experience in the hospitality or airline industry, OR four years of customer contact and customer service issue resolution with the general public in industries such as retail, education, health care, and/or professional services
  • College education or degree

Apply Here

Spirit Airlines

Job Description
What does it mean to be a Spirit Flight Attendant?  Flight Attendants are the face of Spirit – they welcome customers with a smile; they are fun and friendly, relaxed and confident, playful yet professional.  Spirit Flight Attendants care about getting customers where they need to be safely, reliably, and on time.
As a Spirit Flight Attendant you are responsible for providing excellence in customer service and an enjoyable experience on board any one of our 100 aircrafts.  We have the youngest fleet in the industry and are looking for the friendliest Attendants to fly our skies with us!  Sounds like something you’d like to do?  We thought so, too.  Read on, there’s more…your responsibilities also include ensuring the safety of our customers in compliance with all Federal Aviation Regulations and Spirit Airlines policies and procedures.
As a representative of the fastest growing airline in the U.S., you will help our customers love and appreciate Spirit’s ultra-low fares.  We proudly make it easy for our customers to choose the optional services they value most.  You will effectively market and sell onboard products such as snacks and beverages.  Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants provide leadership, direction and assistance to fellow Spirit Team Members and Customers as needed.
Flight Attendant Requirements:
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must be at least 5’0 (without shoes).
Must be able to lift 50lbs from floor to shoulder level, ability to reach aircraft overhead bins and storage areas.
Must have valid passports/documents with the ability to travel in and out of the USA and to all cities/countries served by Spirit Airlines.
Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.
At least 2 years of experience in the Customer Service, Hospitality and/or Sales/Merchandising industry.
Must be dependable, energetic, outgoing, a team player, and demonstrate leadership and exceptional interpersonal skills.
Must be flexible and willing to relocate to a base assignment at your own expense in any current or future crew bases.
Required to attend and successfully complete a 4-week Initial Flight Attendant training held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Ability to work flexible hours, days and holidays.
Ability to work in close quarters with service animals as well as all snack items, including but not limited to peanuts.
Ability to communicate effectively.  Must be proficient in the English language; bilingual in Spanish a plus.
Must maintain a polished, professional and conservative appearance at all times.
High School Diploma or GED required, College degree preferred.
Driver’s license is preferred.

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United Airlines

United flight attendants:
    • Perform duties in the confines of aircraft cabins and galleys
    • Experience the environmental effects of G-forces, dry air, high noise levels, dim lighting, and turbulence
    • Ensure customer safety and comfort while delivering a consistently gracious service
    • Work independently without supervision and as part of a team
    • Ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations
    • Prepare and serve meals, snacks, alcohol, non-alcoholic beverages and conduct onboard sales of food, liquor and duty free items
    • Assist customers and respond to onboard medical situations
    • Provide leadership and maintain order during high stress situations including aircraft evacuation, security threats, delays, severe weather conditions, and turbulence, etc.
    • Maintain a professional, composed public image while complying with United grooming and uniform standards
    • Maintain a lifestyle free from alcohol abuse and illegal drug use
Successful flight attendant applicants:
    • Remain friendly, polite and committed to delivering exceptional customer service
    • Exercise good judgment and display exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Are dependable, punctual, and display a strong work ethic
    • Are caring, nurturing and handle stressful situations with grace
    • Accept personal responsibility for resolving conflicts
    • Possess the physical agility and strength to assist customers and perform all necessary safety functions
    • Exhibit refined communication skills and maintain a neat, professional appearance while adhering to United’s uniform and grooming guidelines
    • Must not display any visible tattoos while in uniform (examples of visible tattoos include but are not limited to tattoos on the hands, arms, neck, face, legs and feet)
What are the minimum job requirements?
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must fall within the minimum height requirement of 5’0” and maximum height requirement of 6’3” without shoes
  • Must be height and weight proportionate to maintain a professional appearance; body size cannot exceed specific aircraft dimensions (example: jumpseat harness without modification, cabin aisle and emergency exits)
  • Must pass a vision test (each eye must be 20/40 or better corrected for both far and near vision)
  • Must have normal middle ear function
  • Must pass a hearing test (no loss on audiometry in better ear greater than 40 dB when losses at 500, 1000, and 2000 Hz are averaged)
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent with secondary education or college preferred
  • Must possess basic computer literacy and math competency
  • Must have at least two years of direct customer service experience
  • Must read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must maintain excellent attendance as regular, reliable attendance is an essential requirement of the position
  • Must push and pull beverage/meal carts (150-250lbs); lift liquor kits (up to 43lbs)
  • Must be able to lift emergency window exits (up to 60lbs); open emergency doors (91-126lbs)
  • Must stand, walk, kneel, bend, stoop, stretch, reach, lift heavy objects from the floor to above shoulder-level, and push and pull equipment.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid United States passport or foreign passport with applicable visas and eligibility to work in the United States
  • Must pass the FAA-required ten-year work history review, a criminal background check, complete DOT fingerprinting, physical exam,  drug screening and submit to random drug and alcohol testing throughout their career
  • Must  complete and pass a pre-employment examination revealing no physical or mental limitations that would impair ability to perform routine or emergency duties (with or without a reasonable accommodation)
  • Must pass a rigorous six week training program
  • Must be able to travel freely within the United States and without restriction to all countries United serves
  • Some countries place entry restrictions on foreign visitors. For instance, Canada prohibits entry to people who have been convicted of criminal offenses or who have criminal charges currently pending against them. Some convictions that make a person inadmissible for entry into Canada include theft, driving while intoxicated (DWI) and a number of felonies and misdemeanors. There are procedures to seek special permission or waivers from Canada to permit entry, but these are not automatic. This is not a complete list of countries with restrictions.

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