How Nok air keeps its flight attendants young and hot
3 Nov 2012 04:33:57
â€œI get older, they stay the same age.â€
That of course is a classic line by Wooderson, Matthew McConaugheyâ€™s smooth-talking character in â€œDazed and Confused,â€ referring to high school girls. But it could very well refer to Thailandâ€™s flight attendants too.
A report in todayâ€™s Bangkok Post looks at how budget carrier Nok Airlines is among a growing number of regional airlines that are only hiring young flight attendants on short contracts while replacing older cabin crew to rejuvenate brand image and appeal to passengers.
According to the report, Nok Air said applicants should not be over the age of 25, while 24 is the maximum at Taiwan's EVA Air and Thai Smile Air, a regional subsidiary of Thai Airways set to start flying next year.
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