American is hiring Flight Attendants for multiple bases across the United States

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American Airlines is 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. 

Base Locations: Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Raleigh/Durham, NC; San Francisco, CA; St Louis, MO; Washington, DC


  • 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

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 weekends and holidays
  • 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


  • 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

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Share your opinion

  1. You get room & board while training-just no salary. And for the fifty year old-GO FOR IT! I started with American at age 42.

  2. IT’s an unpaid Training but this isn’t gonna stop me from trying to be able to work in the airline industries. Hoping and Praying for everyone whom are applying

  3. I was initially hired by Piedmont Airlines in 1989, which became US Airways and now American Airlines. Initial training has always been unpaid.

  4. That’s the right attitude. Always be positive and remember to smile. It’s never too late to pursue your dreams. Good luck and happy birthday!

  5. I always wanted to be a Flight Attendant this is my dream job…..turning 50 next month kids are grown….think I’ll give it a try……