Flight Attendant [F/A]

Updated: 2017-03-27.

A flight attendant, abbreviated as F/A, is an airline employee available as part of the cabin crew to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers while flying. Flight attendants also may help with any customs forms, provide food and beverages, ensure cabin security before takeoff and landing, and answer any passenger questions, along with many technical duties.

Commonly names for a flight attendant are: steward, stewardess, air host, air hostess, and cabin attendant.

Steward/ess, Air Host/ess, Cabin Attendant
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