Hiring Requirements for American Airlines

Type of airline: U.S. Passenger

Headquarters: Fort Worth, Texas

Hub(s): Charlotte, Chicago-O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington D.C.-Ronald Reagan with service to 350 destination.

Origin: The company started in 1930 by merging 80 small airlines.

Values: Integrity, honesty, and the absolute dedication to act responsibly

Hiring Requirements:

-Excellent communication skills and quick and accurate decision making
-Close attention to detail
-Minimum age of 23
-Ability to work varying hours of the day or night, on weekends and holidays
-Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or Customs security badges
-Fulfillment of FAA criminal background checks
-Ability to learn and work with PEDs
-Distance vision corrected to 20/20 and near vision corrected to 20/40 or better in each eye
-Current Unrestricted Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating (multi-engine)
-Valid FCC Restricted Radio Telephone Operator permit
-Valid First Class Medical Certificate
-Flight time in accordance with all FAA requirements
-Must be able to fluently speak and understand English
-Must have the right to work in the United States
-Must have a valid passport and documentation allowing for entry into the United States after an international flight

Homepage: American Airlines

Although we have tried to provide the most useful and accurate information here regarding hiring requirements for commercial airlines, we encourage you to confirm these requirements for yourself.

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