Definition of flight attendant in English:

flight attendant


  • A steward or stewardess on an aircraft.

    • ‘The flight attendant tied the curtain so business class could not use the offending lavatories!’
    • ‘One flight attendant called the airline to tell them what had happened and give them the seat number of the hijacker.’
    • ‘I posted a song by an unknown flight attendant for Eastern Air last Decemeber.’
    • ‘Deborah Welsh had been a flight attendant for 25 years and hated early flights, but had agreed to trade shifts to oblige a colleague.’
    • ‘The flight engineer became unconscious after reviving the flight attendant.’
    • ‘A flight attendant urging him to put on his seatbelt woke Jamie from his nap.’
    • ‘She'd had to explain her complete breakdown during takeoff to an anxious flight attendant.’
    • ‘She notified a flight attendant, and the pilot alerted Denver International Airport.’
    • ‘Just last week, a young flight attendant collapsed in the briefing room of our International Airport.’
    • ‘Sue Makras, 34, is a flight attendant for a US airline operating from Heathrow.’
    • ‘I left law school to become a flight attendant for El Al airlines, a job that literally opened up the world to me.’
    • ‘Trent stepped onto the plane, ignoring the flight attendant who welcomed him aboard.’
    • ‘The flight attendant switched Rob's ID with that of the dead captain.’
    • ‘A flight attendant on his Freedom Bird asks him if flying in Vietnam frightened him.’
    • ‘She was a former flight attendant and later began training airline personnel on customer services.’
    • ‘She discovered the knife and turned it over to a flight attendant before takeoff.’
    • ‘On an airline flight, a businessman complains to a flight attendant that she isn't smiling.’
    • ‘They handed their tickets to the flight attendant and were shuffled onto the plane.’
    • ‘As the seatbelt sign came on and the flight attendant started to demonstrate the proper way to put on your seatbelt, Misery looked out her window.’
    • ‘The airline flight attendant explained to the passengers, that although he is blind, he is the best copilot in the company.’
    cabin attendant, member of the cabin staff
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