Flight Attendant Job Description

Flight Attendant




Allegiant Air Flight Attendants provide extraordinary service to our Customers and fellow Team Members. Flight Attendants are essential workers that are responsible for the security, safety and comfort of customers, from pre-boarding the aircraft until they arrive at their final destination.


Minimum Requirements


  • Combination of Education and Experience will be considered.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US as defined by the Immigration Act of 1986.
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check.
  • Education: High School Diploma/GED
  • Education Details: High School diploma or equivalent; college course work or degree an asset
  • Certification: No
  • Minimum one (1) year direct customer service.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Able to perform all functions as needed for this position.
  • Must be able to attend a minimum of 4 1/2 weeks of training in Las Vegas.
  • Able to wear a face mask throughout training and the entire time on duty as a Flight Attendant.
  • Relocation after training to the domicile, if required, is at the expense of the applicant.
  • Must be able to react quickly using good judgment.
  • Must have basic computer skills and be comfortable using a tablet (e.g., iPad).
  • Names on all required forms of identification presented (e.g., passport, driver’s license, and social security card) must match one another.
  • The ability to read, write, and speak English in order to receive and understand instructions, directives, and ensure safety, as well as the ability to interact with customers, is a requirement of the job.


Preferred Requirements


  • Previous flight attendant experience is preferred.


Job Duties




  • Perform pre-boarding security checks of aircraft, customers and carry-on baggage.
  • Provide support to other crewmembers and leadership.
  • Provide direction and assistance to customers in accordance with government regulations and company policies.




  • Conduct pre-flight safety checks of cabin area.
  • In routine situations, ensure that customers are seated and carry-on baggage is stored properly; advise passengers and confirm compliance with safety regulations and procedures.
  • During unusual conditions (such as decompression, turbulence, mechanical malfunction, medical emergencies, or unlawful acts by customers) take action to maximize the safety of customers and crew.
  • Assess and evaluate customers for appearance of intoxication, COVID-19 mask compliance and/or possible threat.




  • Serve and sell, food, snacks, alcoholic, and non-alcoholic beverages and goods to all customers.
  • Attend to special needs of any customers.
  • Effectively communicate with customers, individually and via intercom, on information related to their travel.




  • Ensure that galleys are stocked with service items for trip.
  • Document and file all reports, such as inventory and trip reports, as required.
  • Complete international paperwork, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Successful completion of 4 1/2 weeks of minimum new hire training program with a minimum of 5 hours of Initial Operating Experience.
  • Trainee must maintain a 90% or above average on all written and oral exams, and successfully perform the physical requirements of the job, including emergency/evacuation drills.
  • Trainees are required to get into a swimming pool with a life jacket on as part of water emergency training.
  • Class hours may include nights and weekends.
  • NOTE: Trainees will be offered employment upon successful completion of the entire training program.
  • No Salary will be paid during training, although trainees are paid a per diem of $48 per day to cover miscellaneous expenses.




  • During recurrent emergency training and all requalification training, the Team Member is required to actively participate in simulated emergency situations and physically operate aircraft emergency equipment.
  • Any additional requalification, differences, and transition training will be provided as necessary.




  • Able to deal with people from all walks of life, using diplomacy and tact; good communication skills.
  • To relate to other cultures with respect and concern.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • To work under pressure.
  • Able to assess situations in a timely manner.
  • Exercising good judgment and flexibility.
  • Ability to respond calmly and effectively in an emergency.


Physical Requirements


  • While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, see, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a plane equipment (e.g., food carts, plane doors, emergency equipment, etc.).
  • May be required to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 100 lbs.
  • May be required to work various shifts/days in a 24-hour operation.
  • Regular attendance is a requirement of the role.
  • Exposure to extreme noise (e.g., airport with planes, vehicles, and other machinery), temperature, wind, and light fluctuations.
  • Ability to work in a confined area as well as the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
  • Travel is a requirement of the role.



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