Monday, October 22, 2012

Flight Attendant Hiring Update - 10/22/12

As of 10/22/12, there are 35 airlines either hiring flight attendants and/or Inflight Managers or are accepting resumes/applications.

Here are a few of the airlines that are hiring flight attendants/managers or have upcoming Open House Interview(s) Also noted are airlines that have recently hired, but have temporarily closed their application window. These airlines should be monitored closely for hiring status changes.

Air Wisconsin

Now hiring flight attendants for selected domiciles. Apply online. See website for more details.


American has announced that it will post job vacancies for 1500 flight attendants on their website in November. Interviewing will commence in December for class dates in January, 2013. This hiring is due to a recent cash buyout of over 2,000 flight attendants. American filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on November 29, 2011.

British Airways

Now accepting mixed fleet cabin crew applications. Flight attendant applicants must hold a valid E.U. Passport allowing unrestricted world-wide travel and the right to live and work within the E.U. with no time restrictions. See website for specific requirements and details. Sign up for email hiring alerts direct from BA. Apply for open positions online.

Cathay Pacific

Now interviewing for San Francisco and Los Angeles based flight attendants. US citizenship or individuals with resident status or the right to live and work in the United States may apply. Must be 19 and be fluent in written and spoken English and be fluent in one of the following languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, or Japanese. Interested applicants should send a resume via email. See website for details.

Chautauqua/Republic/Shuttle America

Open House Interviews: 10/24 - New York, NY; 10/25 - Cleveland, OH. Please email your request and state what city event you will be attending. Email: The airline will respond with an official invitation and complete information for the event you have chosen to attend. Please print out your invitation to serve as entry to the event. Apply online if unable to attend an open house. See website for details and updates since several events are full and closed.


Now interviewing for Cleveland, OH and Newark, NJ and Syracuse, NY domiciles. Apply online. See website for details.

Compass Air

Ongoing Open House Interviews. Now hiring flight attendants for Minneapolis and Detroit domiciles. Apply online for invitation to interviews. See website for details.


The Emirates Cabin Crew Recruitment Team has resumed hiring. Apply online or in person in Dubai. Please continue to check the website regularly and keep your application details updated. See website for other Open Days and Global Assessment Days dates and details. The company has several interview dates scheduled in the United States.


Now interviewing for flight attendant positions in Newark, Cleveland, Chicago and Houston. ExpressJet and Atlantic Southeast Airlines have merged. Apply online. See website for details.


Now interviewing flight attendants for Chicago and Denver bases, but application window is closed. Frontier Airlines will provide space available travel to and from any Frontier Airlines city. If you are unable to attend a posted Open House Interview, please submit your cover letter & resume in Word format to or fax to (720) 374-9243. Candidates selected to move forward with the interview process will be notified via e-mail. No telephone calls please. See website for details.

Gulf Air

Flight attendant hiring only for Bahraini Nationals. Gulf Air is a Pan Gulf carrier based in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Multi-cultural flight attendants are hired from over 60 nationalities including citizens of US, Canada, India, China, Australia, Eastern and Western Europe, Russia and South America. Apply online. See website for more details.


Open House Interviews: 10/31 - Charlotte, NC. Junior bases are Washington Dulles and Chicago. See website for details.


Piedmont Airlines/US Airways Express is currently accepting resumes. Apply online. See website for details.

Qatar Airways

Ongoing Open House Interview(s): See website for details.

Qantas UK

Qantas Cabin Crew UK is hiring flight attendants. All flight attendants will be based in the United Kingdom and will operate on Qantas services from London to Asia. Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the United Kingdom. Please Note: There is no opportunity for cabin crew to operate to Australia or to transfer to Qantas Airways in Australia. Apply online. See website for details.


Singapore Airlines has opportunities for citizens of the following countries: Singapore, Indonesia, India, Korea, Kuala Lumpur, Taiwan, Ipoh and Japan. See website for more details.


Open House Interviews: 10/25, 10/27 - Dallas, TX. Now hiring flight attendants for the new Dallas/Ft.Worth crew base. See website for details.

United Airlines

United Airlines is only accepting for Flight Attendant positions from individuals fluent in the following languages: German, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese-Mandarin. General hiring to reopen soon. Apply online. See website for details and updates.

US Airways

US Airways now hiring flight attendants for Washington, DC(DCA), Charlotte(CLT) and Philadelphia(PHL) bases. Apply online. See website for details.

Virgin America

Virgin America is periodically hiring Inflight Team Members (flight attendants) for their San Francisco base.

Virgin Atlantic

Now hiring cabin crew for London/Heathrow base, but application window is closed. See website for updates.

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