Travel Attendants

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Travel Attendants

Travel Attendants provide services for the safety and comfort of passengers in aircraft, ships and railway sleeping cars.

Fun facts

  • Moderate Future Growth
  • 1340 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 52% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 74% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by travel attendants. A few are listed below:

  • managing safety and emergency procedures and making public announcements
  • coordinating the sale of goods to passengers and completion of any customs and immigration documentation which may be required
  • conducting safety checks and demonstrations of safety equipment and procedures
  • assisting passengers in emergency drills, carrying out emergency procedures, assisting and directing passengers in emergencies
  • checking passengers' tickets and directing them to seats and cabins
  • tidying aircraft, ship and railway cabins, and receiving and stowing food, equipment and cabin baggage
  • operating galleys, preparing and heating food for passengers, and serving refreshments and meals
  • distributing reading material, pillows, blankets and other amenities for the comfort of passengers

Specific occupations

  • Flight Attendant
  • Travel Attendant
  • Marine Steward
  • Cabin Crew
  • Cabin Supervisor (Aircraft)
  • Crew Attendant (Air Force)