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Flight Attendant Recruitment

Updated: September 17, 2018

Aloha Kakou!

We are pleased to announce that Hawaiian Airlines is hiring Japanese speaking Flight Attendants to join our ‘ohana. We will be conducting interviews to identify bilingual (Japanese and English) candidates to attend Flight Attendant training classes scheduled to begin on Sunday, February 3, 2019 and Sunday, April 7, 2019. Candidates must be able to proficiently speak, read (katakana, hiragana & kanji), and translate Japanese. All dates, times, locations and details are subject to change based on operational needs.


Qualifications Summary and Posting Dates
Posting Key Qualifications* Open Date Close Date
Japanese Language
Qualified Flight
Attendant
  • Must be at least 21 years old at the time of application
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to relocate within the State of Hawaii or the continental United States
  • Must be able to proficiently speak, read and write English
  • Must be able to proficiently speak, read and translate Japanese. Reading proficiency includes the reading of Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana and kanji).
  • Must have a vertical reach of 82 inches / 208.3 centimeters
  • Must be in possession of a valid passport and be able to secure applicable visas for travel to countries served by Hawaiian Airlines
  • Must not have visible tattoos, facial, multiple or upper ear piercing

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2 years of direct customer experience in the hospitality or airlines industry; or
  • 4 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

*Complete qualifications are noted in the job posting.

Requisition #18-1670 (Tokyo, Japan)
Mid-morning HST,
Monday, September 17, 2018
5:00pm HST,
Friday, October 19, 2018

(The posting period
may be extended)

Requisition #18-1671 (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Mid-morning HST,
Monday, September 17, 2018
TBD

Interview and Training Dates*
Interview/Training February 3, 2019
Training class
April 7, 2019
Training Class
Phase I Interviews will be held in Tokyo, Japan
September 2018 – October 2018
All phases of the interview process will
be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Phase II Interviews will be held in Tokyo, Japan
Saturday, November 17, 2018 –
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Phase III Interviews will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
November 2018 – Early December 2018
Training Class
(held in Honolulu,
HI, USA)
Sunday, February 3, 2019 –
Friday, March 29, 2019
Sunday, April, 7, 2019 –
Friday, May 31, 2019

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