are some ways to ensure that you succeed in a flight attendant interview.
1. Do your homework
airline industry has been through extensive change in the past ten years.
Many airlines have been sold, merged or restructured recently. Study the
history of the airline you're interviewing with to be sure you understand
what kinds of changes it has undergone. This will allow you to effectively
answer questions about how you may handle company integration challenges
and customer confusion.
2. Dress the part
crew members wear uniforms for a reason; they need to be able to command
respect when necessary. Demonstrate your ability to command respect by
wearing appropriate airline industry attire for your interview.
3. Understand the job
attendants are on board an aircraft primarily for the safety of
passengers. In an interview, you will likely be asked to talk about past
situations in which you've faced an emergency and been able to remain calm
4. Demonstrate adaptability
attendants have to be able to think quickly. When a problem crops up at
35,000 feet, they must use available resources to solve it. Be prepared to
give examples that demonstrate your ability to be resourceful and
5. Prepare to demonstrate your
public speaking abilities
able to clearly communicate and compel strangers to follow your directions
are key skills for a flight attendant. During your interview, you may be
asked to read safety instructions or relevant documents to a group of
people. Your interviewers will be evaluating whether you can speak in a
loud, clear voice without faltering.
6. Be friendly
attendants are the primary customer service providers of any airline.
Hiring managers want to see candidates who can smile, demonstrate warmth
and likability, and take any unpleasantness in stride. Keeping a calm,
friendly demeanor no matter what happens will set you apart from other
7. Learn the lingo
mini-kitchen in an airplane is called the galley. The seat where the
flight attendant sits during takeoff, landing and periods of turbulence is
called the jump seat. The bathroom is called the lav (short for lavatory).
You don't have to know these things to get hired, but demonstrating that
you've done some research and know more than most candidates about the job
8. Take a flight somewhere
candidates for airline jobs have never been on board an aircraft. If you
can, take a trip on an airplane before your interview. It will help you
gain a better sense of the flight attendant's role, which will help you
succeed in an interview.