March 11, 2003, Taipei, Taiwan- China Airlines will begin
recruiting male and female flight attendants for its A330 fleet
later this month. After completing the physical and written exams,
qualified candidates will receive an eight-week pre-job training
and evaluation before being assigned to bases in Taipei and Kaohsiung.
During March 14 and 20, applicants are encouraged to use the
online registration on China Airlines!| corporate website (www.china-airlines.com).
The test results will also be available through the website. The
first examination will be held in Taipei and Kaohsiung on March
27 and second exam in late April. About 130 to 150 people will
"The duties of a flight attendant require congeniality and
good communication skills, ‥ said an inflight service official
at China Airlines." Physical strength and perseverance are
China Airlines has more than 2260 male and female flight attendants.
The carrier enjoys world-renowned reputation for its inflight
services. In 2002, in a survey by Skytrax, China Airlines!| cabin
staff were ranked one of the top-ten in the world. China Airlines,
with its headquarters in Taiwan, carries a fleet of 55 aircraft,
including 41 passenger jets and 14 freighters, and flies to 40
destinations in 20 nations. The average age of its fleet is 5.9