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Delta Air Lines flight attendant job applications arrive at 2 per minute pace

Excerpt from Tulsa World

Dec 23, 2012 12:46 pm

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Who says there is no glamor anymore in air travel? Tell that to the legions of people who would love to get a job as a flight attendant.

— Dennis Schaal

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Delta Air Lines Inc. received 22,000 applications for about 300 flight attendant jobs in the first week after posting the positions outside the company.

The applications arrived at a rate of two per minute, CEO Richard Anderson told workers Friday in a weekly recorded message.

Applicants will be interviewed in January, and those hired will begin flying in June for the peak travel season. “Were hunting for foreign-language speakers as we continue to expand to all points around the globe,” Anderson said. “We are experiencing a phenomenal response to the job posting.”

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