Flight Attendant Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Flight Attendant interview, here are 37 interview questions and answer examples.

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Where would you like this career to take you?

"I am currently training as a commercial pilot, so my ideal career path will take me down that road. I am hoping that my experience as a Flight Attendant here will help me to gain perspective and be more empathetic and with my cabin crew in the future."

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37 Flight Attendant Interview Questions & Answers

Below is a list of our Flight Attendant interview questions. Click on any interview question to view our answer advice and answer examples. You may view 5 answer examples before our paywall loads. Afterwards, you'll be asked to upgrade to view the rest of our answers.

  • 1. Where would you like this career to take you?

  • 2. Describe a situation when you demonstrated initiative and took action without waiting for direction. What was the outcome?

  • 3. Have you ever been on a team where someone was not pulling their own weight? How did you handle it?

  • 4. Give me an example of a time that you went above and beyond the call of duty at work.

  • 5. How would you handle a situation in which a passenger keeps breaking basic flight rules, such as wearing their seat belt?

  • 6. How do you feel about the dress code and professional standards?

  • 7. What do you think the flight attendant's primary responsibility is as a crew member?

  • 8. If you were in an unknown city, what would you do to find a restaurant?

  • 9. At your current job, what are you most proud of?

  • 10. Are you okay with being on a long layover?

  • 11. Describe a situation when you were able to have a positive influence on the actions of others.

  • 12. Tell me about yourself.

  • 13. How do you believe your coworkers would describe you?

  • 14. Are you applying for any other jobs?

  • 15. What is your availability?

  • 16. Do you prefer doing work on a routine day-to-day basis or do you prefer mixing up your routine occasionally?

  • 17. Think about a difficult boss, professor, or other person you've worked with. What made them difficult? How did you successfully interact with this person?

  • 18. Why are you the best candidate for us?

  • 19. Would you consider yourself a creative person?

  • 20. Have you ever had a stranger yell at you before? How did you handle the situation?

  • 21. Do you get motion sickness?

  • 22. Do you enjoy traveling? Tell me about your favorite destination and one destination that is on your bucket list.

  • 23. How tolerable are you of people?

  • 24. Why do you think passengers take their frustration out on the cabin crew, even though the crew is trying to help them?

  • 25. What would you do if you saw one of your colleagues deliberately being rude to a passenger?

  • 26. How would you handle a situation where one passenger complained about the passenger next to him for snoring too loudly?

  • 27. Why do you want to work for this airline?

  • 28. Tell me what you know about our airline.

  • 29. When did you realize you wanted to become a flight attendant?

  • 30. What type of emergency training have you completed?

  • 31. What are your compensation expectations?

  • 32. Do you have a current passport?

  • 33. How would you rate your people skills?

  • 34. If you were asked to take a flight across country and back unexpectedly, how would you handle this?

  • 35. If a passenger got violently ill during a flight, how would you handle this situation?

  • 36. If you had a passenger who couldn't keep calm due to anxiety of a plane crash, how would you calm them down?

  • 37. How long do you see yourself as a flight attendant?