'Employment ice age': Japanese woman finds work in semiconductor firm after cabin crew dreams grounded

Ms Kana Amaya's aspirations were crushed by the Covid-19 pandemic which has led to a freeze in hiring in the global aviation industry.
Ms Kana Amaya's aspirations were crushed by the Covid-19 pandemic which has led to a freeze in hiring in the global aviation industry.PHOTO: COURTESY OF COURTESY OF KANA AMAYA

TOKYO - Ms Kana Amaya's childhood dream was to see the world while working as a cabin attendant.

The jetsetter, who has visited countries like the United States and the Philippines, has also picked up language skills that she hoped to be able to use on the job. Besides her native Japanese, she speaks English and Thai.

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