Tag: flight attendants

Preventing Human Trafficking by Empowering Aircraft Cabin Crew

Aircraft cabin crew will now have better tools to help them prevent human trafficking on commercial flights after the launch of new ICAO-OHCHR Guidelines for Training Cabin Crew on Identifying and Responding to Trafficking in Persons. The new guidelines were unveiled this morning at an ICAO-OHCHR Forum taking place in Geneva, and are seen as […]

Flight Attendant Falls out of the Emirates Boeing 777

An Emirates Boeing 777-300 was parked at the gate and was being prepared for boarding, when a flight attendant opened one of the aft doors for unknown reasons and fell out of the aircraft landing on the concrete surface of the apron. Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority reported an incident happened at Entebbe when a female […]

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees

Austrian Airlines can look back at a successful year in 2017. Close to 12.9 million passengers flew with Austria’s red-white-red national carrier last year, comprising a rise of 12.8 percent compared to 2016. The airline plans another small expansion step in the current year, namely the integration of another long-haul aircraft, a Boeing 777-200 jet, […]

Why is the Flight Attendant’s Profession Rewarding?

Aiste, a former flight attendant, who worked for one of well-known airlines, notes that during the very first flight she realised the necessity and importance of foundation set by cabin crew training. However, after a few years of work, she noticed that there are things that are difficult to predict and you have to be […]

Eurowings Cabin Crew Reach Wage Agreement

Lufthansa Group low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Eurowings and German public services trade union Verdi have reached a labor agreement for cabin crews. According to the agreement, flight attendants will see a 2.5% wage increase backdated from Oct. 1, 2016; a further 2.5% increase Oct.1, 2017; and another 1.25% increase Oct. 1, 2018. Eurowings cabin chiefs (Chefs […]

Frontier Airlines Making a Major Hiring Push

Frontier Airlines is going through a hiring spree, looking to bring more than 800 flight attendants by the end of next year and launching three partnerships with smaller regional airlines to help recruit and then hire their pilots once they reach a certain level of experience. The moves come as the Denver-headquartered airline prepares to […]