Emirates

News Roundup – 24th January 2016. A Summary of Airline News from the Past Week

Emirates have launched environmentally friendly new blankets in economy, as they give all customers the opportunity to enjoy their luxury lounges in Dubai – But at a price.  James Hogan, the CEO of Etihad Airways has warned of tougher competition…

Emirates Finally Admits Staff Restructuring: Redundancies & Downsizing

Both Etihad Airways and Emirates of the UAE have recently reported poor financial results.  Etihad openly announced that staff would be made redundant and new openings not filled.  Emirates, however, has been rather more tight-lipped about the impact its poor…

Emirates Stellar 2016 – Why its Still the #1 Choice for Aspiring Cabin Crew

Last year Emirates introduced yet more innovative product enhancements, winning accolades from leading aviation bodies.  It strengthened its position as the world’s largest long-haul airline and remained the number one choice for many aspiring cabin crew wannabes. It’s no wonder that young people from around…

News Roundup – 17th January 2017. A Summary of Airline News from the Past Week

From 19th January 2017, cabin crew at British Airways are set to strike for the second time over allegations it pays it new crew ‘poverty pay’.  Over at Emirates, we have learnt more about the rigorous grooming standards expected of…

News Round Up – 4th January 2017. A Summary of Airline News from the Past Week

Emirates has put its woes to one side to introduce some nice additions to its soft product in First and Business Class.  But Etihad has been forced to counter rumours that it was set to dump its stake in Virgin…

Fog Causes Passenger Agony in Europe & the Middle East

The New Year didn’t get off to a good start for many air passengers travelling through Europe and the Middle East as fog descended on both regions causing travel chaos lasting several days. The weather caused particularly hard-hitting problems at…

News Round Up – 29th December 2016

Emirates expects to handle 250,000 passengers at its Dubai home in the first three days of 2017 but the future doesn’t look so rosy for both it and neighbouring competitor Etihad.   The last 777-200 jet has been taken out…

What Are the Top 5 Cabin Crew Nationalities at Emirates?

Over 120 different nationalities represent the flight attendants that work for the World’s Best Airline, Emirates. It’s a truly cosmopolitan and multinational workforce and Emirates is quite rightly proud of this diversity. On a typical Emirates flight, you’ll find at…

Seven Of The Most Iconic Airline Uniforms Gracing the Skies

Airlines know the importance of image and presentation in marketing their product to potential customers.  And arguably nothing is more important than the airline’s cabin crew uniform.  These seven airlines have created uniforms that stand apart from their competitors as…

The Best Qualities to Highlight in Your Cabin Crew Application Resume

An analysis of cabin crew job descriptions from some of the biggest airlines in the world reveals exactly what personal qualities and attributes recruiters truly value and search for in their new recruits. For this analysis, the publicly available job descriptions…

Gulf Airlines Score Big in Annual Which? Survey

The British consumer group, Which? has released the results of its annual global airline survey with the three leading Gulf carriers featuring in the top 6. In September Which? sampled over 7,500 of their members.  The responses covered 11,359 flights, across…

Why Has the Emirates Cabin Crew Recruitment Process Really Changed?

Amid a whirlwind of rumour and speculation, the Emirates careers website was quietly updated on December 12th. Suddenly and without warning the Cabin Crew application link had disappeared. In its place, a short, curt statement gave some indication of what…