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Qantas axes 123 cabin crew jobs

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Qantas has closed its cabin crew base in Bangkok – one of three overseas – leading to a loss of about 123 jobs because of a big slump in demand for international travel. The airline previously embarked on a large recruitment drive for overseas cabin crew in a bid to cut labour costs and dilute […]

Chief Purser Clocks 30,000 Hours in Air

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A chief purser for Korean Air has flown more than 30,000 hours on airplanes, a record for a South Korean national, according to the airline. Park Gilyeong’s time in the air is roughly equivalent to three years and five months. The 56-year-old, whose position involves duties such as managing the cabin and flight paperwork, said […]

ANZ reaches agreement with A320 cabin crew

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Air New Zealand (ANZ) appears to have resolved a long-running dispute with cabin crews that work on its Airbus A320s. The Star Alliance carrier says its subsidiary Zeal 320 has reached an agreement with the Engineering, Printing & Manufacturing Union that represents the A320 cabin crew that work for Zeal 320. Zeal 320 is a […]

Air NZ, cabin crew resolve long-running pay dispute

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A year-long dispute between Air New Zealand and cabin crew over pay on the trans-Tasman route has been settled. The national carrier says a new collective agreement is being presented to flight attendants for ratification. The cabin crew is employed by the airline’s subsidiary, Zeal 320. Workers argued they were paid less than crew working […]

Flight attendants publicize new carry-on rules

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Flight attendants working for domestic airlines staged a joint campaign Wednesday to publicize new industrywide regulations on the size and weight of carry-on baggage at Tokyo’s Haneda airport. The new rules go into effect in December. Attendants passed out fans with the size limits and showed passengers the maximum dimensions and weight of carry-on baggage. […]

'Mile high' sex romp stewardess on assault counts

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LISA Robertson, the stewardess made famous after her ”mile-high” romp with film star Ralph Fiennes, has been charged with assault. Police confirmed yesterday that a St Kilda woman had been charged with a series of assault-related offences following an altercation outside a Barkly Street restaurant on August 16. She has been charged with recklessly causing […]

Emirates Continues To Recruit Crews From Ethiopia

Posted in Cabin Crew News, Emirates Airline 28 comments

Emirates Airline recruited nine cabin crewmembers on December 1, 2008 from Ethiopia and will conduct its next recruitment in Addis Abeba in February 2009. Emirates have been making several regular cabin crew recruitments since it started service to Addis Abeba in March 2006. Out of the total 160 applicants in November 2008 at the Hilton […]

Flight Attendant Job – Career With A Difference

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Each individual undergoing training for flight attendant job are trained in emergency evacuation procedures, crew coordination activities, security procedures and first aid, they are also briefed on weather and flying time by captain of the flight before the journey. There job demands them to check passenger safety devices and to oversee that the aircraft is […]

Like To Become An Airline Flight Attendant?

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I guess the two ever burning constant questions that I get from potential flight attendants the world over concern height and weight. It is something that I can associate with because I was no different when I wanted to become an airline flight attendant. Here I have given the answers and some reasoning behind them. […]

Flight Attendant Loses In Bid To Sue Continental

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A former flight attendant for Continental Airlines who was fired for inappropriate behavior on a flight in 2002 has lost an attempt to sue the company for age discrimination. In a ruling released Monday, a state appeals court upheld a lower court ruling dismissing the lawsuit filed by Melissa Mersmann and ordering her to pay […]

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