Carry out pre-flight duties


Check on-board safety equipment; ensure that the plane is clean; ensure that documents in the seat pockets are up to date; check if all meals and other required stock are on board.

Alternative labels

carry out pre-flight activities
conduct pre-flight duties
perform pre-flight duties
undertake pre-flight tasks
ensure completion of necessary activities before flight departure
complete necessary pre-flight duties before departure
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ensure suitability of plane cabin before departure
complete necessary activities before flight departure
carry out pre-flight tasks

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Carry out pre-flight duties is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Cabin crew manager: Cabin crew managers are responsible for motivating the cabin crew team to surpass passengers’ expectations and for the application of safety regulations on board the plane.
Flight attendant: Flight attendants perform a variety of personal services conducive to the safety and comfort of airline passengers during flight. They greet passengers, verify tickets, and directs passengers to assigned seats. They prepare reports after landing describing how the flight went in terms of operations, procedures, and anomalities.

Optional skill

Carry out pre-flight duties is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Steward/stewardess: Stewards/stewardesses perform food and beverage service activities on all land, sea and air travel services.
Cabin crew instructor: Cabin crew instructors teach trainees all the matters regarding the operations in aircraft cabins. They teach, depending on the type of airplane, the operation carried out in the aircraft, the pre and post flight checks, the safety procedures, the service equipment, and client service procedures and formalities.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022