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Flight Attendant Sample Resume

Flight attendants provide personal services to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers.

Typical activities include:

  • Attend preflight briefings on details of the flight
  • Ensure that adequate supplies of refreshments and emergency equipment are on board
  • Assist in cleaning the cabin between flights
  • Demonstrate the use of safety and emergency equipment
  • Ensure all passengers have seatbelts fastened and ensure other safety requirements are met
  • Serve, and sometimes sell, beverages, meals, or snacks
  • Take care of passengers’ needs, particularly those with special needs

Flight Attendant Resume Tips:

  • Be specific about the kind of duties performed earlier during your role as a flight attendant
  • Mention about the additional trainings (like CPR, etc.) that you may have undertaken over and above your cabin crew training
  • Highlight your area of expertise such as long distance flight management, customer support, etc
  • Elaborate on strengths such as the knowledge of multiple languages

Flight Attendant Salary:

As per U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Flight Attendants was $37,240 in 2012

Experience

Virgin Atlantic Airlines

Assistant Crew Member

2011 to Present
  • Ensure that each passenger is on the proper flight and in the proper seat.
  • Assist in carefully maintaining and drafting the flight service schedule.
  • Check the passenger manifest against each passenger aboard a flight.
  • Attend to the personal needs of each passenger, especially those with special medical needs, needing critical care during the course of the flight.
  • Acquaint the onboard passengers with the safety information to ensure safety compliance.
  • Stay updated on weather, visibility, routes, emergency procedures and the number of passengers traveling by being a part of the pre-flight briefing sessions.
  • Ensure that food, beverages, blankets, emergency equipment, and other medical supplies are aboard and in adequate supply.
  • Maintain a ledger for on-board finances.
  • Make periodic checks to ensure passenger comfort and hand out reading material, headphones, pillows, cotton swabs and blankets upon request.

Virgin Atlantic Airlines

Trainee

January 2011 to October 2011
  • Trained in the partner hospital chain: Apollo Hospitals in CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automatic External Defibrillator).
  • Participated in a 2 month long self-defense program.
  • Trained in etiquette and customer-service.
  • Attended a diction and pronunciation course to ameliorate speaking skills.

Education

Virgin Atlantic Training Academy

Diploma in Aviation Hospitality

January 2010 to December 2010

A+ Certified

Raleigh High

Higher Secondary

2008 to 2010

CGPA: 3.88/4.00

Additional Qualifications

  • Trained in first-aid and CPR.
  • Experienced in working with government officials and getting a speedy resolution on passenger manifest issues.
  • Part of the Worldwide Virgin Atlantic Forum on in-flight hospitality and safety.
  • Fluent in English, Spanish, French, German and Mandarin.

Honors

  • Initiated a user-friendly expense tracking system inclusive of stocking details leading to efficient management of on-board stock.
  • In conjunction with the Chief-Steward, created a manual for safety protocols for economy passengers for the usage of various on-board entertainment systems.
  • Awarded the "Most Hospitable Staff" Award in 2012 and 2014.
  • Served as a member of the "Best Support Team" award recipient crew in 2013 and 2014.

Affiliations

  • Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (2012-Present)
  • Air Line Stewardesses Association-ALSA (2013-Present)
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