American Airlines Flight Attendant

Key Facts

  • Headquarters: Fort Worth, Texas
  • Website: www.aa.com
  • IATA: AA
  • Year Founded: 1930
  • CEO: Doug Parker
  • Airline Type: Major international carrier
  • Hubs: Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia and Phoenix
  • Number of Employees (2019): 128,900
  • Number of Flight Attendants (2019): 26,000
  • Destinations served: 350
  • Number of passengers (2018): 203.75 million
  • Largest US Airline

Fleet

Total operating fleet: 945

Narrow Body

A319

Airbus A319:

133

A319

Airbus A320:

40

Airbus A321:

233

Boeing 737-800, Max 8:

328

Boeing 757-200:

34

Embraer 190:

20

Wide Body

A330

Airbus A330-200, 300:

24

Boeing 767-300ER:

16

Boeing 777-200ER, 300ER:

67

Boeing 787-8, 787-9:

42

Flight Attendant Domiciles

  • BOG
  • BOS
  • CLT
  • DCA
  • DFW
  • EZE
  • JFK/LGA/EWR
  • LAX/SAN
  • LIM
  • MIA/ATL
  • ORD/MSP
  • PHL/PIT
  • PHX
  • RDU
  • SCL
  • SFO/SMF
  • STL

Flight Attendant Union

The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) represent the American Airlines Flight Attendants.

  • View American Flight Attendant Contract Here

Flight Attendant Pay Scale

The scale below represents the pay per flight hour. To view all pay including duty rigs, cancellation, per dime and other compensation, click this link more info.

1-6 mo.7-12 mo.1 Yr.2 Yr.3 Yr.4 Yr.5 Yr.6 Yr.7 Yr.8 Yr.9 Yr. 10 Yr.11 Yr.12 Yr.
$25.66$25.66$27.22$28.96$30.84$33.97$38.47$43.01$44.39$45.61$47.32$48.62$50.94$58.98

Monthly Guarantees

  • Monthly flight hour guarantee : 70
  • Minimun Days Off Per Month: 12

Employment Requirements

American Airlines Flight Attendant Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • College education or two years’ customer service experience preferred
  • Prior airline experience is not required
  • Must be at least 20 years of age
  • Must be in possession of a valid US or Foreign Passport with applicable VISAs
  • Must possess the legal right to travel unrestricted to/from all countries that are served by American Airlines
  • Travel documents must remain valid throughout all phases of training and employment
  • Must have the right to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to work any shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.
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