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Updated: September 6, 2017

Flight Attendant Recruitment

Aloha Kakou!

Hawaiian Airlines is pleased to announce hiring for its 2018 Flight Attendant training classes!

We will be conducting interviews this fall and early 2018 to identify individuals to join our planned Flight Attendant training classes that are scheduled to begin in early January, mid-February, and early April 2018.

We will also be interviewing bilingual candidates who proficiently speak, read, and translate Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, or Cantonese. Interviews will be held in Honolulu, HI.

To be considered for the Flight Attendant position, please click here to apply:

  • Flight Attendant Standard Requisition, click here: 17-1341
  • Flight Attendant Language Qualified Requisition, click here: 17-1342

Qualifications Summary and Posting Dates

Posting Key Qualifications* Open Date Close Date
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be 21 years of age at the time of application
  • Ability to relocate within the State of Hawaii or the continental United States
  • Ability to proficiently read, speak and write English
  • Must be able to work in the United States
  • Must have a valid passport and be able to fly to all Hawaiian Airline destinations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two years of direct customer experience in the hospitality or airline industry, OR four years of customer contact and customer service issue resolution with the general public in industries such as retail, education, health care, and/or professional services
  • College education or degree
Mid-afternoon HST,
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
5:00pm HST,
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017
Same as non-language qualified, PLUS:
  • Ability to proficiently read, speak and translate Japanese, Korean, Cantonese, and/or Mandarin. Reading proficiency includes the reading of Japanese characters (Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana), Korean characters (Hangul) or Chinese characters (traditional or simplified).
  • Preference will be given to specific languages based on operational needs.

Bilingual interviews will be conducted and a language proficiency assessment will be administered as part of the interview process
Mid-afternoon HST,
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
5:00pm HST,
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

Individuals who previously attended training for the Flight Attendant position are eligible to be considered for the position after five years has passed from their initial training date.

Please refer to the position posting for a complete list of eligibility and qualification requirements as well as full description of the position.

Planned Interview and Training Dates*

ACTIVITY Early JAN 2018 Class Mid FEB 2018 Class Early APR 2018 Class
Interviews will be held in Honolulu
October 28 – 29, November 2 – 3
Interviews will be held in Honolulu
November 29 – 30, December 2 – 3
Interviews will be held in Honolulu
January 20 – 21, 23 – 24, 2018
November 7 – 17 December 7 – 20 January 29 – February 9, 2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 –
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Sunday, February 18 –
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Sunday, April 8, 2018 –
Friday, June 1, 2018

*The above activities and dates are subject to change based on operational needs.