Two thousand women applied for just 43 positions offered by Transcontinental and Western Airlines in December 1935.
The girls who qualify for hostesses must be petite; weight 100 to 118 pounds; height 5 feet to 5 feet 4 inches; age 20 to 26 years.
The term purser and chief steward are often used interchangeably describing personnel with similar duties among seafaring occupations.
This lingual derivation results from the international British maritime tradition (i.e.
Lead flight attendants would in many instances also perform the role of purser, steward, or chief steward in modern aviation terminology. Other airlines followed suit, hiring nurses to serve as flight attendants, then called "stewardesses" or "air hostesses", on most of their flights.
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