flight attendant


Definition of flight attendant

: a person who attends passengers on an airplane

Examples of flight attendant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hopper reported that rising jet fuel prices, surging demand by travelers who haven’t flown since the start of the pandemic and fewer flight options and cancelations tied to the ongoing pilot and flight attendant shortages. Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 20 June 2022 The captain and flight attendant were killed, along with Teddy. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 18 June 2022 Veronica Rojas, a flight attendant for Alaska's regional partner Skywest, told the team about her idea for an inflight proposal and that the couple had always wanted to try the Pride flight. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 17 June 2022 In this mystery-crime show, Kaley Cuoco plays Cassie Bowden, a flight attendant who wakes up after a night of heavy drinking and finds a dead body laying next to her. Milan Polk, Men's Health, 17 June 2022 The 38-year-old former flight attendant and yoga instructor from Houston became ill with COVID in June 2020. Benjamin Mazer, The Atlantic, 15 June 2022 Play, an Icelandic airline launched last year, started out with flight attendant uniforms of T-shirts and sneakers. Katie Deighton, WSJ, 9 June 2022 Other passengers jumped in to stop the attack, and one wedged himself between Quinonez and the flight attendant. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 May 2022 One flight attendant walked ahead of the group for a few minutes, then returned. Jennifer Gonnerman, The New Yorker, 23 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of flight attendant

1947, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jun 2022

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“Flight attendant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20attendant. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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