Delta Air Lines to hire 1,000 flight attendants

Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that it plans to hire more than 1,000 flight attendants for 2019.

Last year, the airline had about 1,700 flight attendant openings and said it got more than 270,000 applicants.

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In order to qualify for the job of flight attendant at Delta, applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule, have a high school degree or GED, be at least 21 years old by Jan. 1, 2019, be able to work in the United States and be fluent in English.

Additionally, new hires would complete eight weeks of training in Atlanta. During this time, participants receive a training wage of $7.25 per hour and some meals, as well as lodging for those who don't live in Atlanta.

Those most likely to get the job would have additional education, fluency in another language, more than a year of work experience, experience in customer service or experience in roles requiring specialized safety training or care of others.

Get more information on job openings for flight attendants and other positions at Delta here.

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