American Airlines (AA) plans to hire more than 1,500 new flight attendants over the next year. The carrier will begin the recruiting and hiring process in November, with the first new-hire class beginning training in January 2013. “For the first time in over a decade, American is seeking to add more than 1,500 new flight attendants who we believe will bring new perspectives to the airline," AA VP-inflight service Lauri Curtis said.

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Printer-friendly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.