10 Feb '18, 5am

Inside Singapore Airlines and its unusual training scheme

Most people receive some form of training when starting a job, whether it be shadowing or completing an online course. But air stewardesses at Singapore Airlines undergo a somewhat unconventional induction programme - which includes warning them not to gain weight and telling them to cut their hair. The company recruits 1,000 air stewards every year who have to undergo 14-weeks of rigorous training to ensure they walk, talk and look right for the job. Singapore Airlines cabin crew have been warned they must not gain weight, file photo The company is featuring in a Channel 4 documentary on Monday about The World's Most Luxurious Airline and will show the demanding requirements placed on cabin crew During this period female stewards are given ‘grooming lessons’ in which they are taught how to put on make-up and which hairstyles they are allowed to have. They are also given t...

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