American Airlines Flight Attendant Jobs
I am very interested in American Airlines flight attendant jobs. What is the best way to educate myself on the corporate aspects of the company in case I am asked what I know about American Airlines at the interview?
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Part of your preparation before your interview should be researching the company that interviews you. This is because you may be asked specific questions about the airline. The recruiters would like to know that you have a basic understanding of the company you will be working for. They may ask questions about senior management, the aircraft fleet, destinations and parts of the world the airline serves. Knowing this information will also be helpful when it comes time during the interview for you to ask questions. Knowing a bit about the company and inquiring about corporate specifics will certainly impress your interviewers. Unfortunately, all this information is not likely to be in one place. You may have to dig through the airline website to find the information, or you can check out Wikipedia to gets some facts about an airline that interests you. You can also just Google the information you are looking for. Terms like “American Airlines Fleet” or “American Airlines Management” usually will yield the results you are looking for.
For those of you seeking American Airlines flight attendant jobs, we have done some of the work for you in this post. We have included both corporate data and flight attendant data. Most of the information below has been extracted from American’s website in addition to a few other places.
American Airlines Corporate Fact Sheet
- Category: Major
- Size in Category: #1 in revenue passenger miles
- Total Operating Revenue: $42.07 billion
- Parent Company: American Airlines Group
- Corporate Headquarters: Fort Worth, TX
- Website: http://www.aa.com
- Founded: 1926
- Common Stock Symbol: AAL
- Senior Management: Doug Parker (CEO), Robert Isom (President)
- Employees: 118,500
- Mainline Fleet Size: 948
- Fleet Type: A319, A320, A321, B757, B767, B777, B787, E190, MD-80, B737
- Route Structure: North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Europe and the Pacific
- Airport Hubs: Chicago (ORD), Charlotte, Dallas/Fort Worth; Miami, New York (JFK), Philadelphia, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Washington, DC
- Total Destinations Served: 336
- Subsidiaries and Commuter Affiliates: There are 10 carriers serving the American Eagle regional network. Three of these carriers, Envoy Air Inc., Piedmont Airlines Inc. and PSA Airlines Inc., are wholly owned subsidiaries of American Airlines Group Inc.
American Airlines Flight Attendant Employment Data
- Hiring: Yes
- Number of Flight Attendants: 26,000
- Flight Attendant Domiciles: Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Raleigh Durham, Miami, San Francisco, St. Louis, New York LaGuardia, New York JFK, Newark, Washington National, Washington Dulles
- Minimum Hiring Requirements:
- 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
- Flight Attendant Union: Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA)
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