First of all it is Big and it’s getting even bigger. How big?
- It is the largest air company in the US in terms of boarded passengers, number of destinations and fleet dimension.
- 14 million+ passengers in October 2010;
- 750+ aircraft up and running;
- One of the 9 only world airliners to serve all 6 continents – 66 countries and 367 destinations!
- They currently employ 75,000 people.
- The flight attendants have a Union.
If you are ready to start a career as a flight attendant Delta is an opportunity. For the moment they have only 14 open positions for flight attendants that are fluent in second languages as Cantonese, Hungarian, Czech, Hebrew, Dutch, Spanish, Arabic, Swedish, Japanese, Danish, Greek, French, German and Italian. Rumors from inside are that there will be more than 500 flight attendants to be recruited until the end of 2010. To apply for a Delta job the age is 21 years minimum and the educational requirement needed is at least a H.S. diploma. You must of course possess authorization to work in the U.S.
“Must have valid passport or equivalent travel documents to freely enter & exit all destinations where Delta flies.
Must exhibit good judgment, strong work ethic & excellent customer service skills.
Must attend & successfully complete anticipated 8 week paid training at one of our training facilities. Must maintain Delta uniform standards & all appearance guidelines; no visible tattoos or body piercing permitted; neat, professional demeanor.
Monthly Training Pay $1,746″ – from the Delta Internet page.
The rewards for career holders of Delta jobs are extremely attractive. The Delta compensation package consists of competitive pay and a range of benefits that include medical and dental coverage. Of course Life Insurance and an employee assistance program and lifestyle benefits such as gift programs, paid vacations, higher education programs and employee discounts on a variety of products and services.
So, please sit down, fasten your seat belt, prepare your career for take-off and get ready to embark on an amazing journey.