Recruitment News

RECRUITING NOW: KLM CityHopper is Now Hiring New Cabin Crew

It’s been quite a while since the Dutch flag-carrier KLM hired any new cabin crew but it’s wholly owned regional subsidiary, KLM CityHopper is currently accepting applications all the way through to the end of December.  CityHopper was formed in…

Qantas Is Hiring Cabin Crew On Casual Hours for Domestic Flights from PER, MEL and ADL

Here’s a really interesting opportunity for cabin crew candidates based in either Perth, Melbourne or Adelaide – Qantas is currently recruiting cabin crew on casual hour contracts.  Or rather, MAM Aviation Support Services are recruiting the cabin crew but applications…

The Royal Air Force is Recruiting Cabin Crew Who Will Serve the Queen and British Prime Minister

The Royal Air Force has a rather interesting and unusual job advert posted to its official recruitment website at the moment – they’re currently hiring what are known as Air & Ground stewards (or as they’re more commonly known… Cabin…

Iberia Opens Up Cabin Crew Recruitment for Short and Medium-Haul Fleet

Iberia has recently opened up a new recruitment process for cabin crew (tripulantes de cabina /TCP) to join its short and medium-haul fleet.  The Spanish flag-carrier is accepting applications from both experienced and brand new cabin crew through its official…

Finnair is Recruiting Cabin Crew But Only 3.5% of Candidates Were Successful Last Year

Finnair is rather unique in that it is one of only a few major European airlines that hires cabin crew who don’t speak its home language – And it just so happens that Finnair is currently accepting applications for new…

Emirates is Reconsidering Some Cabin Crew Candidates that Recruiters Previously Rejected

This is an interesting development from Emirates – over the past couple of months, the airline has started sending emails to a select number of cabin crew candidates inviting them to take part in an abbreviated assessment process.  The email…

India’s SpiceJet Embroiled in New Cabin Crew Recruitment Scandal

The Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet is facing yet more criticism over its cabin crew hiring policies after a recruiter allegedly told one eager candidate that the carrier does not employ “tan girls”.  The incident comes just weeks after the airline…

Looking for a Career Change: These Are the U.S. Airlines Currently Hiring Flight Attendants

If you’ve gotten this far through 2019 and are still thinking of changing up your career to become a flight attendant then you need to stop thinking about it and start acting on that dream.  For all the problems facing…

I Attended an Etihad Cabin Crew Assessment Day and it Didn’t Go Well… What Went Wrong?

I have a confession… I recently attended an Etihad cabin crew Assessment Day and I got rejected pretty early on in the day.  I won’t disclose which location I attended but it did come as a bit of a surprise. …

LONDON CALLING: Cathay Pacific is Hiring New Cabin Crew – Including in London

Only months after Cathay Pacific announced it would be closing an international cabin crew base in Toronto, the Hong Kong-based airline has decided to expand its London outpost with applications now open until 31st May 2019.  Along with already holding…

This is How Delta Air Lines is Making the Recruitment Process Better for the Disappointed

Delta Air Lines famously rejects 99% of candidates who apply for the 10,000 jobs the airline fills each year.  The number of disappointed candidates is most keenly felt in cabin crew recruitment – last year, Delta received around 300,000 applications…

What Do Flight Attendants Think Are the Most Important Qualities to do the Job Well?

We’ve all got our own ideas of what makes a good flight attendant – for me, I think someone who can bring their own personality in bucket loads really sets your average flight attendant apart from a good flight attendant. …

The Simple Way You Can Tell if Oman Air is Recruiting Cabin Crew

Searching for and applying for many jobs has largely moved online – which makes finding an opportunity really easy but sometimes makes the application process a whole lot more complicated (although that’s a story for another time).  While there are…

These Three European Wet Lease Airlines Are Currently Recruiting Cabin Crew

Wet leasing is probably one of the more unusual but increasingly common services within the aviation industry.  Officially known as ACMI which stands for ‘Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance’, wet lease airlines provide these services for scheduled or charter airlines…

Applications Now Being Accepted: Qantas Hiring International Cabin Crew

It’s time to get your CV updated and there’s not a minute to spare – Qantas has just opened up applications for new cabin crew to join its international fleet in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.  But the application window closes…

Is Emirates About to Suspend Cabin Crew Recruitment?

There’s no need to panic just yet but it looks like Emirates is about to slow down its massive worldwide cabin crew recruitment drive.  The Dubai-based airline has held hundreds of recruitment events in cities across the globe over the…

Malaysia Airlines is Recruiting Cabin Crew: And For Once They Are Hiring Males As Well

Malaysia Airlines really has been through a tough few years – notwithstanding the incredibly tragic loss of two aircraft in 2014, the airline was already battling rising costs and intense competition on many of its most lucrative routes.  Then there…

Cebu Pacific is Recruiting New Cabin Crew During Year of Expansion

One of the Philippines fastest growing airlines, Cebu Pacific is currently recruiting new cabin crew in c, Bacolod, Pampanga and Davao.  Cebu Pacific is aiming to fly more than 200 million passengers by 2020 and currently serves 36 domestic and…

Ryanair Offers to Snap Up FlyBMI Pilots and Engineers After UK Regional Airline Collapse

As recent airline bankruptcies go, the collapse of FlyBMI on Saturday evening is by no means the largest but it has still sent shockwaves through the aviation industry.  The regional British airline operated just 16 Embraer twin-engine jets and employed…

Virgin Australia is Hiring New Cabin Crew: Applications Close 4th March

In the last few days, Virgin Australia has opened up ‘expression of interest’ applications for new cabin crew to join the airline.  Candidates will have until the 4th March to submit their application via the official Virgin Australia recruitment website. …

Oman Air is Recruiting Female Cabin Crew: Open Day in Muscat 6th February

Oman Air is set to hold walk-in interviews for new cabin crew to join the country’s flag carrier.  The Open Day will be held on the 6th February 2019 in Muscat – unfortunately, Oman Air is only recruiting female cabin…

Etihad Will Recruit Cabin Crew in 19 Cities Across Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa

New details have emerged of a “major global cabin crew recruitment drive” by Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways which will see recruiters from the airline visit 19 cities across four continents over the next few months.  The airline says it is…

Gulf Air is Hiring Cabin Crew and ‘Sky Chefs’ in the United Kingdom and South Africa

The Bahraini national airline, Gulf Air is holding a number of cabin crew Open Day’s and recruitment events in both the United Kingdom and South Africa over the next few months.  Candidates can either apply via the airline’s official recruitment…

Etihad Holding Cabin Crew Recruitment Events in London, Manchester and Dublin in January 2019

As we revealed in October, Etihad Airways has finally reopened cabin crew recruitment after a hiatus of over a year.  So far the hiring process has been anything but fast although that is set to change with a slew of…

Lufthansa Will Hire 5,000 New Staff This Year – 1,300 of Which Will Be Flight Attendants

New Year, New Job?  Lufthansa is going on a hiring spree in 2019, with plans to hire at least 5,000 new employees, including 1,300 flight attendants across the European aviation giant’s group of airlines.  The majority of positions will be…

Will Emirates Continue Hiring Cabin Crew in 2019?

It’s been nearly an entire year since Emirates reopened recruitment for new cabin crew and since that time the airline has held hundreds of Open Day’s around the world.  Emirates even trialled a brand new but short-lived recruitment process and…

German Leisure Airline, Germania is Now Hiring Cabin Crew: Open Day’s Throughout December

Germania may not be one of the best-known airlines in Europe but it’s actually been around for over 30-years.  Founded back in 1986 in the German city of Cologne, the airline is now based in Berlin and operates a fleet…

More Details On British Airways’ New 12-Month Cabin Crew Apprenticeship Scheme

British Airways has revealed more details about an “intensive” 12-month apprenticeship scheme that all new cabin crew joining the airline will be expected to complete from March 2019 onwards.  In October, we exclusively revealed BA’s plan to train cabin crew…

Wizz Air is Opening a New Base in Kraków: 80 New Jobs Including Cabin Crew

The hungary-based low-cost airline, Wizz Air plans to expand its already extensive operations in Poland by opening a new base in Kraków next year.  The new operation brings 12 new routes including London, Larnaca Billund and Oslo to the Wizz…

Scoot is Recruiting Cabin Crew: Will You Be At Their Special Christmas Event?

The low-cost arm of Singapore Airways is holding a number of cabin crew recruitment events in December, including a special Christmas event.  Scoot now flies to more than 65 destinations across 18 countries using a fleet of brand new Boeing…

NORWEGIAN IS RECRUITING: Cabin Crew Positions Available in London and Argentina

Low-cost airline Norwegian is once again hiring new cabin crew – and this time, the carrier is expanding its workforce in Argentina, as well as at its popular London base.  Norwegian only started its domestic service in Argentina in October…

Air Canada is Recruiting a Type of Cabin Crew Currently Subject to a Human Rights Complaint

Air Canada has recently started to accept applications for a highly controversial job that is currently subject to a human rights complaint.  The airline is hiring a new intake of so-called On-Board Service Managers (OBSM) who were first introduced in…

Singapore Airlines Recruiting New Cabin Crew Despite Big Drop in Earnings: Find Out Where

Singapore Airlines has become the latest airline to see its profits plunge on the back of rising oil prices.  The carrier today reported an 80% drop in second-quarter profits to $41 million as fuel costs rose some 24% in the…

Qantas is Recruiting New Zealand-Based Cabin Crew for Trans-Tasman and International Routes

In the last couple of days, Australian flag-carrier Qantas has posted an interesting job ad for New Zealand-based cabin crew to join its team, working on both Trans-Tasman routes and also long-haul international services.  The airline is currently accepting applications…

Aer Lingus Launches Big Cabin Crew Recruitment Drive for Dublin and Cork Bases

Aer Lingus has announced a big recruitment drive for new cabin crew to join its hub in Dublin as well as a limited number of positions available in Cork.  Applications are currently being accepted via the airline’s official recruitment website…

VIDEO: British Airways Will Recruit 2,000 New Cabin Crew in 2019

British Airways has announced plans to recruit 2,000 new cabin crew next year. Applications are already open, although training courses won’t start until March 2019 at the earliest. In 2017, over 25,000 candidates applied to join British Airways as cabin…

What Do You Think of Air Arabia’s New Look? Plus, Cabin Crew Recruitment in Sharjah and Egypt

If you haven’t already heard, the Persian Gulf low-cost airline Air Arabia unveiled a brand new livery and updated logo at an event held at the carrier’s HQ in Sharjah a few days ago.  The new look, which is more…

VIDEO: Emirates is still short of around 800 cabin crew

According to Emirates’ head of service delivery, the Dubai-based airline is short of around 800 cabin crew but is apparently struggling to find the right type of candidate. Read the full story: http://bit.ly/2OfNycB

SOURCES: Emirates is Still Short of Cabin Crew by at Least 800 – Are They Expecting Too Much?

Despite a massive worldwide recruitment drive, Emirates is still said to be short of cabin crew by at least 800.  The Dubai-based airline reopened recruitment earlier this year after a near 12-month hiatus but based on the latest information we’ve…

Gulf Air is Holding Flight Attendant Recruitment Open Day’s in Croatia and Estonia

Back in the day, Gulf Air was the Middle East’s largest airline, serving countries throughout the region and even acting as the UAE’s de facto national airline.  Of course, a lot has changed since then – the advent of Emirates…

Norwegian Launches Domestic Flights in Argentina – Plans to Hire 230 More Staff, Including Cabin Crew, By End of 2019

Norwegian Air Argentina officially inaugurated its operations in the country yesterday when the carrier’s maiden flight, DN6022 took off from Buenos Aires bound for Córdoba.  The flight comes just 10 months after Norwegian finally won an air operators certificate from…

RANDOM JOB OF THE WEEK: Saudia is Looking for a ‘Grooming Instructor’

It’s a common misconception that cabin crew have to be “good looking” or “attractive” in order to land a job – whatever, those two terms might mean.  But while beauty may well be in the eye of the beholder (and…

RECRUITING NOW: Finnair is Expanding its Hong Kong Cabin Crew Base With New Permanent Positions

A few weeks ago, British Airways made the shock announcement that it would close its international cabin crew base in Hong Kong – the decision, which was initially made with immediate effect, resulted in the loss of over 80 highly…

SAS is Hiring New Cabin Crew in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, And… London

There are some pretty exciting cabin crew opportunities available right now with SAS, the Scandinavian full-service airline with positions open in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen and most interestingly of all, London.  Applications are being accepted right now, although there are different…

VIDEO: Etihad Airways is Finally Hiring New Cabin Crew Again

Etihad Airways has finally reopened its Cabin Crew recruitment process – and this time it hopefully won’t be a false start. It’s not clear how long the application window will remain open or how many cabin crew the airline is…

Etihad Airways is Finally Hiring New Cabin Crew Again – But Successful On Hold Candidates Will Have to Reapply

Etihad Airways has finally reopened its Cabin Crew recruitment process – and this time it hopefully won’t be a false start.  It’s not clear how long the application window will remain open or how many cabin crew the airline is…

American Airlines Has Just Opened Flight Attendant Recruitment at Bases Across the United States

Here’s some pretty big recruitment news which has just dropped in the last 24-hours – American Airlines, which is by some measures the world’s largest passenger airline, has just reopened its recruitment process for trainee flight attendants to join its…

RECRUITMENT NEWS: TUI Airways Hiring New Cabin Crew for Summer Season at Regional UK Airports

All too often we talk about a cabin crew career being a full-time, year-round profession but that kind of commitment obviously doesn’t suit everyone – So how about working as cabin crew for just six months a year? That’s exactly…

Will You Be Attending Lufthansa’s Latest Cabin Crew Open Day in Munich on 1st September?

Earlier this year, Lufthansa announced plans to hire 8,000 new employees, including 2,500 flight attendants across its group of airlines – so that’s not only Lufthansa itself but also other brands like Austrian, Eurowings and SWISS.  Most people apply for…

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…

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