Said otherwise, the previous few lucky hires will have overcome an acceptance ratio of 1.3%. Putting this into perspective, the acceptance ratio at Harvard, the lowest of any university, is 5.9%. In other words, it is 4.5x easier to enter Harvard than to get a job at Delta. As an attendant. And there is your jobs supply-demand reality in one snapshot.
Well, that makes sense, I guess. Since it takes a lot more natural qualifications and abilities to be a flight attendant than a Harvard PhD in political science, sociology, or any of the other laughable sheepskins offered by the Marxixst sausage factory on the Charles.