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Flight AttendantAlternative titles

Tūmau Waka Rererangi

This job is sometimes referred to as:

Cabin Crew Member
Travel Attendant

Flight attendants make sure that passengers travelling in aeroplanes are safe and comfortable.

Contact us

Call us on 0800 222 733

Pay

Flight attendants usually earn
$30K-$45K
per year
Source: Air New Zealand

How many people are doing this job?

Year 2012
3,329
Year 2011
3,075
Year 2010
2,722
Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, '2003-2012 Occupation Data' (prepared for Careers New Zealand), 2012.

Job opportunities

Average

Chances of getting a job as a flight attendant are average due to increasing job numbers but high competition for jobs.


How to get into this job

See 'How to enter the job'

Useful school subjects

Languages

Te reo Māori

A flight attendant standing between rows of seats serving passengers

A flight attendant serving passengers

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Updated 15 Dec 2014