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I so badly wanted to become a pilot but recently found out I am color blind and now I want to try to go towards a flight attendant but I’m unsure the vision requirements for that. My color blindness isn’t bad I see color fine it is just my red and green I sometimes see it lighter or darker than normal people. If someone could please shed some light on this for me please that would be wonderful! Many thanks,



Re: Vision

Top Contributor

I'm afraid that no airline will be hiring flight attendants anytime soon due to the virus.

I'd suggest that you hold the question until that situation changes. 


Re: Vision

Rising Star

@KMT405  don’t give up on your desire to be a pilot. Being colorblind does not mean you are exempt from being a pilot.  Depending on how severe your colorblindness is, you still might have an opportunity. 

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Re: Vision

Active Member

This is a great question, I personally don't know what the restrictions are for color-blindness but you might want to contact Southwest (there are links at the bottom of the page) and ask them. I am sure they can provide an answer for you. Good luck!