Working onboard an airplane is both lovely and demanding, requiring knowledge from many fields of expertise. Cabin crew members are intensely trained practically and theoretically in how to behave onboard an aircraft when on duty and first aid procedures, but also in how to react in situations that could arise onboard a civil aircraft. A rigorous and complex training in emergency situations increases the chances in successful solving any problems that could appear and in this way reducing the risk of harm to any passengers or crew.
Nowadays, in civil aviation, good crew training is the key to success. Whether there are normal or abnormal conditions of flight or and emergency situation a well trained crew member will take the right decisions quickly, reducing the potential negative effects, increasing the efficiency of the entire crew onboard.
Being a crew member involves applying a huge amount of knowledge arising from many areas of interest, acquired during training.
In order for the actions of the crew to be as efficient and as quick as possible in situations like decompression, fire and smoke on board, rejected take off, different types of turbulence, preparing the cabin before emergency landing and ditching, it is very important that the crew members are able to identify the situation, to apply the right corrective measures or to prepare themselves properly.