Emirates

Everyone Calm Down! Here’s Why the Chances of Emirates and Etihad Merging Are Still REALLY Slim

Citing four unnamed sources, business news channel Bloomberg is reporting that the Dubai-based Emirates is in preliminary talks to acquire Etihad Airways of neighbouring Abu Dhabi.  Bloomberg said that based on the latest figures available, the joint airline group (whatever…

It’s Time to Talk About Depression… Yes, It Effects Cabin Crew But It Doesn’t Have To Be The End Of Your Career

It’s with great sadness that we report the death of a member of Emirates cabin crew as the result of a suspected suicide.  Initial reports suggest the male cabin crew member of Jordanian descent was found unconscious in his shared…

Could it Really be Illegal to Drink Alcohol on an Emirates Plane? New UK Government Advice Suggests Just That

Back in August, we reported on the case of Dr Ellie Holman – a dual Swedish/Iranian dentist living in London with her British husband and young children.  Dr Holman was arrested after arriving in Dubai on an Emirates flight and…

EK203: Will Emirates Cabin Crew Be Working With Less Than Minimum Rest to Make Up Airline’s Schedule?

Airlines, large and small, have to deal with all manner of challenges every day but a medical emergency onboard Emirates flight EK203 from Dubai to New York JFK was definitely a major incident for the airline to deal with.  The…

CRINGE: Emirates Releases Makeup Tutorials Calling its (Female) Cabin Crew “Sky Angels”

We all know that image and uniform is a big part of being cabin crew for an international airline – Yes, admittedly safety and security is always the most important function of a flight attendant but that being said, nearly…

Emirates Launches a New Range of Cute Onboard Toys and Expanded Options for Bigger Kids

It’s often said in commercial aviation that younger flyers are the elite status holders of tomorrow.  Generating loyalty at an early age is the holy grail for many airlines – children will grow into adults who forever hold the brand…

A Cautionary Tale: Is Emirates Advertising a Mere Wishlist of Cabin Crew Open Day’s?

Recruiters failed to turn up at an Open Day in Perth Hundreds of candidates were forced to hand their CV to hotel management 17+ changes to Emirates recruitment events in August and September Emirates can change or cancel Open Day’s…

Emirates Cabin Crew Opportunities: A New Way to Send Your Application!

Emirates is currently in the middle of a huge recruitment campaign for new cabin crew – over 50 Open Day’s are being held by the airline in August alone and 55 events are set to take place in cities around…

A Different Perspective On the ‘Emirates Glass of Wine’ Arrest: New Details and Mum Now Free to Go Home

Yesterday, like many websites and newspapers around the world, we reported the arrest and detention of mum of three and practising dentist, Dr Ellie Holman in Dubai.  The case garnered extensive media attention with an eye-catching headline that Dr Holman…

Could This Really Happen? Mother and Daughter Jailed in Dubai for Drinking a Glass of Wine on Emirates Flight

Is the unadulterated luxury of Dubai little more than a gilded prison?  New and very concerning allegations have been made by a UK-based charity, ‘Detained in Dubai’ – which, as the name suggests helps foreign nationals who have been arrested…

VIDEO: Is this proof that Emirates don’t recruit new cabin crew over the age of 30 years old?

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Off-Duty Emirati Pilot Arrested After Threatening and Assaulting Cabin Crew on Emirates Flight

A number of media outlets have reported the news that an off-duty Emirati pilot has been arrested after allegedly becoming disruptive and assaulting a member of cabin crew onboard an Emirates flight between Madrid to Dubai.  The news first broke…

Emirates Celebrates Ten Years of the Iconic Airbus A380 – Over 105 Million Passenger Have Flown the Super Jumbo

Has it really been ten years?  On 1st August 2008, Emirates launched its first Airbus A380 from its home of Dubai to New York’s JFK airport – a 13-hour flight which would herald in a new era of passenger comfort…

Is This Proof That Emirates’ Maximum Age Limit for Cabin Crew is 30-Years Old?

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election which saw Donald Trump dramatically win the race for the White House wasn’t only controversial for the electorate’s choice of President.  The campaign was (and still is) dogged with allegations of corruption and political interference…

Did Airbus Strike a Deal with the French Government to Win a Crucial A380 Order from Emirates?

Emirates has today announced plans to increase services to the French cities of Lyon and Paris, bringing the total number of flights to the French capital to 21 per week.  But with the announcement comes a rumour that Airbus struck…

“It Will Get Worse Before it Get’s Better”: Emirates Cabin Crew Say They’re Exhausted – More Changes to Come

Rumour: Ab Initio classes to be suspended through August 2018 Cabin crew say there are “exhausted” following staff cuts Crew who want to resign are now being put on a resignation waitlist Dine on demand WILL be introduced in Business…

LEAKED DOCUMENT: Emirates Can’t Hire New Cabin Crew and Pilots Fast Enough

A newly leaked document has revealed that the Dubai-based airline, Emirates is struggling to recruit and retain enough cabin crew and pilots to keep up with the needs of the carrier.  As Emirates today launches a brand new to route…

Is Emirates Really About to Discontinue Special Hindu Meals Onboard its Flights?

With well in excess of 90,000 meals served onboard its flights between Dubai and nine Indian destinations every week, Emirates sure knows a thing about catering for the regional tastes and dietary requirements of its Indian passengers.  In fact, the…

Emirates Makes Unusual Plea for Lebanese Recruits to Join its Cabin Crew Ranks

By now, we all know that Emirates is on a massive recruitment drive as it looks for hundreds (if not thousands) of new recruits to join its cabin crew community.  The Dubai-based airline has seriously ramped up its recruitment efforts…

Emirates Cabin Crew Recruitment: When You Can and Can’t Attend an Open Day – and When You Need to Apply Online

One of the most frequent questions we receive about the Emirates cabin crew recruitment process is whether to apply online or to attend an Open Day in person.  Do you have a better chance if you apply one way compared…

SOURCES: Emirates is Making More Cuts to Onboard Service – Pursers May Even be Axed

Passengers sat in one of Emirates’ new “game changer” First Class suites aboard its Boeing 777-300 aircraft may soon have to wait just a little longer for a member of cabin crew to answer their video call.  Sources from within…

Emirates’ President on Pilot Shortage: “We Kind of Mismanaged – Well, We Didn’t Mismanage – We Just, Errr…”

On the sidelines of IATA’s annual general meeting which is being held in Sydney, Australia this week, Emirates’ president, Sir Tim Clark has shared some interesting insights into how business is going for the airline at the moment.  The 69-year…

Emirates Cabin Crew Recruitment: If You’re Applying from Russia, Here’s What You Need to Know

Eagle-eyed followers of where Emirates is holding cabin crew recruitment events may have noticed that the airline will be visiting Russia twice in June.  Recruiters are set to hold Assessment Day’s in St. Petersburg and Moscow on 7th and 9th…

Emirates Launches New Service Changes Today: Will This Be a Positive Improvement for Passengers and Cabin Crew?

A seemingly small change to the service that passengers can expect to receive while flying with the Dubai-based mega airline, Emirates is causing a big ruckus amongst the airline’s cabin crew.  The changes which go into effect today are said…

NEW: What the Agreement Between the UAE and the United States Really Means for Emirates and Etihad

Last week the United States and the UAE finally settled a spat over their Open Skies agreements – the regulations that allow airlines from both countries to fly freely between them.  While Emirates and Etihad Airways have expanded into an…

UAE Confirms Agreement With United States Over Emirates and Etihad: Says “Business as Usual”

For the past several years, the big three U.S. airlines – Delta, United and American Airlines, along with a number of other groups, have been battling against what they call the unfair expansion of Middle East airlines like Emirates and…

Emirates Cabin Crew Are To Receive A Welcome Pay Raise After Profits Jump 67% In One Year

Yesterday, Emirates announced its financial results for 2017 and the figures looked really good.  After a torrid 2016, in which the airline fought a perfect storm of falling oil prices, political uncertainty, a strong U.S. Dollar and terrorist attacks that…

Emirates’ Workforce Declines 2% as Airline Reports $1.1 Billion Profit Amidst Pilot and Crew Shortage

Emirates has this morning released its annual financial results for 2017/2018, posting a $1.1 billion (USD) profit for the Emirates Group, which includes the international airline and Dnata, a global aviation ground handling company.  The results mark the 30th consecutive…

Attending an Emirates Open Day Overseas? This Change to the Recruitment Process Could Seriously Benefit You

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen Emirates seriously ramp up its Cabin Crew recruitment drive with Open Day’s scheduled in multiple cities around the world.  The airline is on a mission to recruit hundreds of new cabin crew but…

REPORTS: Emirates Will Ground As Many As 46 Planes Due To Severe Pilot Shortage

A few weeks ago, we reported on comments from the President of Emirates, Tim Clark who said his airline was “a tad short in pilots.”  Specifically, Clark, who was one of the original architects of what is now one of…

Why These Siblings Likely Over Reacted About Their “Severe Nut Allergy” On a Recent Emirates Flight

Emirates is well known for its award-winning passenger experience, with many customers even going so far as to praise the airline for its culinary options in all classes – including, something that’s almost unheard of, in Economy.  But two British…

Emirates Cabin Crew Recruitment: Hardly Anyone Showed Up To The Hamburg Open Day – Here’s Why

The latest round of Open Day’s for cabin crew recruitment at Emirates got underway in Manchester, Rome and Hamburg on Saturday but attendance at the German event couldn’t have been more different from that in the UK and Italy.  So…

Emirates to Face Crew And Pilot Shortages But Business Looking Good: The Latest Updates From The Airline’s President

We’ve seen so many changes at Emirates of late, it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of everything that’s been going on. But while we’ve heard plenty of rumours (and leaked information from inside sources), official updates from senior figures have…

EXCLUSIVE: Emirates Is Cutting The Number Of Onboard Cabin Crew – Changes Coming To Service

Emirates might be in the midst of a massive cabin crew recruitment drive but sources have now revealed the airline plans to cut the number of onboard crew on certain flights.  Along with cutting crew numbers, the airline also plans…

Emirates Is Launching A Brand New And Exciting Cabin Crew Recruitment Process

This has got to be the most exciting news about a change to Emirates’ recruitment process for new cabin crew that we’ve ever heard.  For years, trying to successfully get through the Dubai-based airline’s hiring process has been almost impossible…

Emirates Is Once Again Holding Open Day’s to Recruit New Cabin Crew: Anyone Can Turn Up and Apply!

We didn’t expect this to happen – at least not as quickly as it did.  A few weeks ago, an eagle-eyed reader pointed out that the official Emirates Group careers website still made reference to Open Day’s on its dedicated…

Is It Still Safe To Fly Gulf Airlines Through The Middle East? Tensions Rise And Civilian Aircraft Are Caught In The Middle

Tensions between Qatar and several neighbouring countries appear to be on the rise with allegations that civilian aircraft belonging to the UAE have been “intercepted” by Qatari military jets.  In the latest incident, Emirati authorities said the pilot of a…

RUMOUR: Death of Emirates Cabin Crew Linked to Controversial Airline Policies Say Insider Sources

As Emirates was celebrating being named ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2018 Air Transport Awards, the airline was yet again facing demands to rethink controversial employment policies that in the latest twist have been linked to a recent alleged…

The Official Emirates Guidelines For How To Wear Afro Style Hair: Get The Official Approved Look

Preparing your photos for the Emirates cabin crew application or Assessment Day can be a daunting task – recruiters will be judging what you look like and candidates who achieve ‘uniform standard’ at this early stage are known to perform…

Five Days Have Passed Since An Emirates Flight Attendant Fell To Her Death & Still No Official Investigation?

Last Thursday, a long-serving member of Emirates cabin crew tragically fell to her death from the open door of a parked Boeing 777 aircraft at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda.  While Emirates has said it will fully support an investigation…

UK Supreme Court Rules Against Emirates: “Millions Of Pounds Worth Of Compensation Is Due To Its Customers”

Emirates has been refused the right to appeal a court decision that may mean the Dubai-based airline owes its customers millions of pounds in delayed-flight compensation.  The decision by the UK’s Supreme Court follows a ruling which found five airlines,…

CABIN CREW POWER: Emirates Concedes to Demands of Flight Attendants – Reinstates Full Medical Benefits

In a surprising move, Emirates has decided to make significant changes to the medical benefits its cabin crew currently receive from the company.  The airline had faced a backlash from its own staff after it introduced a system in which…

Emirates Continues To Operate Flight After Crew Member “Jumps” From Plane And Is Seriously Injured

Update: 15th March – Emirates has now confirmed the crew member involved in this incident has sadly died from her injuries.  A more detailed update is included below… Details have emerged of a particularly distressing incident in which a member…

INSIDER: Emirates Runs A Secret ‘Appearance Management Programme’ Targeting “Overweight” Cabin Crew

A serving member of cabin crew at the Dubai-based airline, Emirates has approached us to speak of their concern about an internal ‘Appearance Management Programme’ which they fear is deliberately being used to target black flight attendants as a way…

Emirates Launches New #OneTeam Video with Real Madrid Stars to Showcase Multi-Skilled Cabin Crew

Highlighting their multi-national, multi-skilled cabin crew, Emirates has today launched a light-hearted video starring its award-winning flight attendants and players from the Real Madrid football club.  It’s all part of its #OneTeam campaign and will feature across the airline’s social…

Emirates Launches its Refreshed Boeing 777-200’s – Roomier Business Class But Still No Direct Aisle Access

Over the last few months, Emirates has been busy refreshing the look of its fleet of Boeing 777-200 aircraft and has just unveiled the first plane to feature the new look.  The airline has spent $150 million USD on refurbishing…

Emirates is Looking for a New Vice President of Cabin Crew: Charged with Creating a “Performance Based Culture”

The Dubai-based airline, Emirates is now advertising for a new Vice President of Cabin Crew – Just a couple of months after the previous title holder suddenly left the airline for “personal reasons”.  The new VP will be responsible for…

REPORTS: Dubai International Airport Will Have to Shut One of its Two Runways for Over a Month

According to a report in the UK’s The Independent newspaper, Dubai International Airport (DXB) – the world’s busiest airport by international passenger numbers – will be forced to close one of its two runways for around 45 days during April…

Emirates is Hiring New Cabin Crew Recruiters After Airline Was Forced to Make Redundancies Last Year

Is there any better indication of how much Emirates plans to upscale its recruitment of new cabin crew than the news that the airline is currently hiring the recruiters who will oversee the process? In the last couple of days,…

Emirates Cabin Crew Up in Arms Over Shorter Sydney Layover – It Might Be Unfair But it’s Perfectly Legal

Members of Emirates’ cabin crew community are set to meet and express their concerns with senior executives today, including the airline’s new divisional vice president of service delivery, Thomas Ney.  Cabin crew at the airline will have the opportunity to…

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