At Spirit, Your Career
Can Take You Anywhere

We're Hiring Flight Attendants!

Our Flight Attendants
Have The Power To Soar!

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You're the face of Spirit—fun, friendly, approachable, and professional. We always encourage you to be yourself.

You're a natural people pleaser
who loves to smile and make
Guests feel safe and comfortable.

No two days are the same. You'll
enjoy seeing new faces and new destinations everyday.

With more than 90 destinations in 16 countries, you'll experience different cultures and expand your world-view.

Investing in your success as our Flight Attendant is our first priority—and our comprehensive training and benefits, inspirational perks, and endless advancement opportunities are truly unique.

Whether you're already flying and exploring options or dreaming about being a Flight Attendant, you can accomplish your goals, travel the world, and achieve the ultimate career at Spirit.

What are you waiting for?

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5 Steps To Flight Attendant Success

  • 1


    Apply and submit your resume online to begin your journey of becoming a Spirit Flight Attendant.

  • 2

    HireVue Interview:

    After reviewing your application, you'll complete a recorded video interview with HireVue. You'll play interactive games and answer questions.

  • 3

    In-Person Interview:

    Then, you'll be invited to an in-person interview held in one of our nine crew base cities. Bring your resume and dress professionally.

  • 4

    Training Program:

    If selected, you'll be invited to our 4-week training program at our Orlando, FL facility.

  • 5


    After successfully completing the training program, you will officially join our Family as a Spirit Flight Attendant!

Qualifications & Skills You'll Need:

  • At least two (2) years of experience in the Guest Service, Hospitality, and/or Merchandising industry.

  • 21 years of age, 5'0" tall without shoes, and must be able to fasten a four-point jump seat harness without the use of extension devices.

  • Must be able to comply with our piercing policy and no visible tattoos policy.

  • Ability to work flexible
    hours, days, and holidays.

  • Ability to assist Guests with carry-on luggage, lift and open emergency exit doors, push beverage carts, and stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to work in close quarters with service animals and all snack items.

  • Passport with 6
    months validity.

  • High School Diploma or GED required; college degree preferred.

  • Eligible to work in the United States
    without sponsorship.

  • Must be proficient in the English language; bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

A Day In The Life Of A
Spirit Flight Attendant

From calming the nerves of first-time flyers to making sure everyone gets to their destination safely, our Flight Attendants take pride in their roles every step of the way.

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The Best Incentives, Benefits And Perks

  • Healthcare

  • Wellness

  • Travel

  • Wealth

  • Training & Development

  • Community

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  • With best-in-class healthcare benefits, you and your dependents will have access to top-of-the-line care with our healthcare plan options. Choose from a traditional PPO or a money building HSA account.

  • Rich dental plan benefits are available with premium-free options for Team Members enrolled in any Spirit Medical Plan.

Life Insurance
  • All Team Members are eligible to purchase supplemental coverage for yourself and your dependent coverage for your spouse/domestic partner and children.

  • A large network of vision service providers and financial allowances are available through our low-cost vision plan option.

Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • We provide a life and disability program to help you when it matters most.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Automatic enrollment to all employees at no cost.

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Vacation Time
  • Vacation time is accrued and based on your years of service with Spirit, starting at 56 hours.

  • Vacation dates are bid on every year and awarded in seniority order.

  • You can choose to take vacation 28 hours at a time or bid for Float vacation to use the hours day by day at your choosing throughout the year (restrictions apply).

Employee Assistance Program
  • Spirit is pleased to provide a comprehensive EAP Program. 100% confidential and free, EAP is ready to meet you where you are in your life's journey.

  • With 24-hour emotional wellness assistance, Team members and their household dependents also have free access to Talkspace message therapy benefits and self-guided journeys with the Sanvello Self-support App.

Active & Fit Direct Membership
  • Choose from 11,500+ top-rated gyms for just $25/month.

  • Option to join over 4,500 premium exercise studios with up to 70% discounts on most memberships.

  • Work out whenever and wherever with over 6,500 on-demand workout videos.

Physical Wellbeing
  • Exclusive Team Member rates are available to you through the various groups we partner with to provide you the lowest discounts on perks such as gym memberships, healthy meal deliveries and so much more!

Sick Time
  • Sick time is accrued and available to use after your 90-day introductory period.

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Standby Travel
  • Can you picture it? A day trip to New York or a quick getaway to a mountain retreat? Team Members and their qualified dependents are eligible for standby travel benefits on all Spirit routes. When you are a part of the Spirit Family for six months, your travel benefits upgrade to include our agreements with other carriers, giving you even More Go.

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Buddy Passes
  • You and your friends can be the envy of your Instagram followers! In addition to your eligible travel dependents’ benefits, you’ll be awarded 12 one-way Buddy Passes each year. At only $15 (+ international taxes) a ticket, you can live life to its fullest with access to flights on Spirit and over 150 partner airlines.

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Travel Perks & Savings
  • Save even after you soar. You'll also gain access to the lowest fares on hotels, cruises, rental cars, and more! Plus, the perks keep coming with PerkSpot—in the monthly email you'll find exclusive discounts on everything from electronics to meal plans.

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401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Spirit is invested in you and your future! With a powerful $1:$1 match to your 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, rest assured that your retirement account will soar right along with you on your journey at Spirit.

Flex Spending Accounts
  • Save more with healthcare and dependent care flex spending accounts.

  • With easy automatic contributions from your paycheck each month, use your pre-tax benefits to pay for healthcare or dependent care expenses such as day care, nannies, and day-to-day healthcare items.

Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Benefits for when it matters most. Providing your peace of mind is an essential component to our benefits package and Spirit is proud to provide you basic life insurance coverage at no cost to you, and supplement buy-up options for yourself and your loved ones.

Tuition Reimbursement
  • Grow with Spirit to the tune of $4,500 rewarded to you each year towards tuition reimbursement.

  • At Spirit, we are committed to investing in your growth.

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The Spirit To Fly Fast And Far
  • The possibilities for growth are endless at Spirit! We typically see
    Flight Attendants progress into diverse opportunities such as:

  • Part-Time Instructor

  • Full-Time Instructor

  • Inflight Base Supervisor

  • Inflight Operations Supervisor

  • Recruiter (Talent Acquisition)

  • Catering

  • Communications

  • Standards and Regulations

  • Special Assignments:

  • Recruitment Ambassador

  • Check Flight Attendant

  • Mentor Flight Attendant

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Growth & Movement Within
  • We pride ourselves in the encouragement we give our Team Members
    to move around the company to increase their skills and knowledge.

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Better Spirit Fund
  • Provides monetary assistance to Spirit Team Members who may be experiencing an unusual and unexpected crisis.

  • Thanks to the generosity of our Team Members, we have provided assistance to over 100 Team Members since the fund began in 2004.

Spirit Charitable Foundation
  • Spirit Charitable Foundation, believes change starts by giving back. We are committed to inspiring positive change in the communities where we live and work.

  • We invest in organizations that have a meaningful social impact on the lives of Children and Families, Service Members and the Environment, through Team Member volunteerism, monetary, and in-kind donations.

  • In addition, we strive to help our environment through our all-Airbus Fit Fleet®, which is among the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the United States.

About Our
Training Program

4 Weeks: During our fast-paced, comprehensive program, trainees like you will learn about our aircraft, inflight procedures, flight routine, first aid, and more.

Hands-On Learning: Experience state-of-the-art equipment such as our Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer (CEET) at our Training Center facilities.

eLearning: Prior to training day 1, you'll be assigned courses to prepare you for classroom training.

Flight Attendant Certificate: Provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Orlando, FL: Held in Orlando, FL, with hotel accommodations provided for the duration of training.

What To Expect

  • A fun, immersive training program, designed so you succeed at becoming a Spirit Flight Attendant.

  • Working closely with peers and instructors during teamwork-based, interactive activities and drills.

  • Experience the Spirit culture and create genuine bonds as you study, practice, engage, and observe the Spirit Way.

  • The rewarding feeling of graduating and flying once you've successfully completed our Flight Attendant training program.

Incentives And Honors

Expenses Paid + Bonus!

Expenses Paid + Bonus!

You'll receive a preloaded Care Card with $1,305 for meals and expenses. Plus, receive a graduation bonus of $1,250.

Talent Rewarded!

Talent Rewarded!

At graduation, honors given include Class Valedictorian and the peer-nominated Golden Wings award.

Our Culture Is As Diverse As Our Destinations

At Spirit, we're relaxed, friendly, and fun when it allows. Our first priority is getting our Guests and Team Members to their destinations safely and reliably. Our Guests and destinations provide rich diversity to our Flight Attendants. No two days are alike at Spirit, and we are committed to recruiting, developing, and engaging a workforce that inspires people to bring their unique perspectives and strengths forward.

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  • Forbes 2022 - The Best Employers for Diversity
  • Together We Soar

    Our vision is to advance our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) strategy to activate meaningful change. We strive to focus on representation of underrepresented groups in leadership roles, accelerating movement & building skill to advance career paths, and creating an environment that supports all Team Members for who they are to bring their best to the work each and every day.

Rich diversity and broad thinking serve as the cornerstone of our culture at Spirit.

We encourage learning & growth, and development opportunities.

We're proud to support and stand up for equal-justice rights and opportunities for all communities.

We're grateful to all of our Team Members. Their diverse backgrounds and contributions help make us who we are today.

We're proud of all that we do in support of active and inactive members of the Armed Forces. It is a pillar of our Spirit Charitable Foundation.

Be Your Best
At Spirit

Let your career soar with Spirit!

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Spirit Airlines is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of employment are governed based on merit, competence, and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by federal or state or local law.