For the first time in its history, the Swiss airline, Crossair, has decided to hire male cabin attendants. The men, who must be between the ages of 18 and 40, will work on board the company's Boeing MD-80s.
Crossair, which belongs to the SAirGroup, is planning to hire between 40 and 80 men to add to its existing crew of 1,300 female cabin attendants.
The airline decided to hire the men because it was experiencing difficulties in recruiting women. The male attendants will serve aboard flights on which their female counterparts often experience problems with "macho" passengers.
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