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Cabin Crew

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Definition of ‘cabin crew’

What is the definition of ‘cabin crew member’?

Does the definition of ‘aircrew’ include cabin crew members?

Medical fitness

Is Cabin Crew Member required to carry his/her medical certificate when on duty?

Decrease of medical fitness and an ‘unfit’ medical report.

Where can I find the EU medical requirements for Cabin Crew?

Practical ‘raft’ training

Why does Initial training under Part-CC require practical ‘raft’ training even if the operator’s aircraft is not equipped with slide rafts or life rafts?

Instructor and Examiner being the same person – conflict of interest

Instructor who provided any topic of the Initial training should not act as Examiner to avoid conflict of interest. What about small operators / cabin crew training organisations employing only one ground Instructor, for example to cover dangerous goods or aero-medical aspects and first aid?

Cabin Crew Attestation

My Cabin Crew Attestation was issued in EU Member State A. I would like to join an operator in EU Member State B. Is my Cabin Crew Attestation recognised in EU Member State B?

My cabin crew qualification document was issued in a country that is not a member of the European Union and is not an EASA Member State either. Is my cabin crew qualification document recognised in the European Union?

Fire and smoke training

What are the requirements for cabin crew fire/smoke training?

What is the content of fire and smoke training during the Initial training ?

Language proficiency

Is there any requirement on cabin crew member(s) communication with passengers in a certain language?

Do cabin crew members have to be able to speak English to obtain their Cabin Crew Attestation?

Aircraft type training

Do I have to undergo Aircraft type specific training and operator conversion training with every new operator I join if I am already qualified on that aircraft type?

Can a cabin crew training organisation (CCTO) provide Aircraft type specific training and operator conversion training?

Reduction of cabin crew during ground operations

Do the evacuation procedures with a reduced number of required cabin crew during ground operations or in unforeseen circumstances require prior endorsement?

Minimum required cabin crew

Determination of the minimum required number of cabin crew on an aircraft

Working for multiple operators

I work for Operator A and have short/long-term contract(s) with Operator B. What training do I require when I return back to Operator A after the completion of my short/long-term contract with Operator B?