To finish the training of flight attendants is completely free, if to study at the training center refer you to a specific airline. But this requires it to pass an interview and a successful outcome, to conclude a contract for several years. When terminating the contract prematurely, will have to pay a tidy sum. The average tuition - and-eighty thousand.
Carefully choose the airline in which you wish to work. What factors will be decisive for you? A high salary? The close location of the airport? Good benefits package? Long trips, or Vice versa, turning flight? Sometimes a higher salary, the airline company compensates the conditions in which you will have to work. Conversely, a lower payment kompensiruet reliable fleet of planes, free flights for the employee and family.
During the interview act natural. Smile a bit more. A flight attendant must be sociable, friendly. The standard questions will be asked - why go to the aircraft, ready for night shifts, travel, work irregular hours? Will be a few questions in English. Even if you have a school level training, do not despair. If you manage to win over an employer, you are likely to take.
Interviewed candidates are sent for medical flight expert Commission. There is eliminated about a third of those wishing to rise in the sky. You will be rotated in a special chair, check hearing, eyesight, dental health and other vital organs. If you have not passed a medical examination, the contract is not signed.
The course lasts three months. There you will explain how to use the fire extinguishers and oxygen cylinders, first aid, deliver babies, and to evacuate in case of a threat, a plane full of passengers in ninety seconds. Major centers equipped with a swimming pool – the crew learning how to survive when landing on water. You will also learn how to lay the tables, serve the desired drink to each dish. In some centers teach the basics of makeup and hairstyles for flight attendants.
After completing the course you will have to descend thirty hours in excess of the basic brigade as a trainee. Make them a few flights easy. Enough to fly to Novy Urengoy. Return to Moscow - a third RAID ready. However, the remaining hours can be long to finish Nizhny Novgorod or Kazan. Flight time to these cities is just three hours. But on average, a month after graduation, young flight attendants fly to your first solo flight. Be especially watchful. Old men love to make fun of youth. So don't rush to climb on the wing to check the engine or turn the wrench to the chassis. Aviation – a special world and there is humor too, as you guessed, very special.