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Scandinavian Airline SAS is Recruiting New Cabin Crew in Copenhagen With Training Starting in March

The pan-Scandinavian airline SAS has recently reopened cabin crew recruitment for its Copenhagen hub with successful candidates expected to start training between March and May 2020.  The application process is being managed on behalf of SAS by the Danish aviation…

British Airways is Once Again Hiring New Cabin Crew for Heathrow Mixed Fleet and London City

After a short hiatus, British Airways has once again reopened cabin crew recruitment for its so-called ‘Mixed Fleet’ group of crew based at Heathrow Airport (LHR) as well as at London City Airport (LCY).  Applications can be submitted via the…

Qantas Has Just Reopened Cabin Crew Recruitment for its London Base, Closes 14th October

It’s been well over a year since Australian flag-carrier Qantas hired any new cabin crew for it’s international London base but the time has finally come – applications are now being accepted and the window for this particular recruitment campaign…

Emirates is Desperately Trying to Hire Locals as Cabin Crew by Offering Over x3 the Normal Salary

Emirates has relaunched a cabin crew recruitment drive aimed at local UAE nationals by offering a basic salary which is over three times that enjoyed by other crew, as well as Ad Diem allowances, an attractive monthly retention allowance, free…

Virgin Atlantic Opens Cabin Crew Recruitment for Redundant Thomas Cook Airlines Staff

The dust has hardly settled after Thomas Cook fell into administration on Sunday night but Virgin Atlantic is already willing to offer a lifeline to some of the 1,800 cabin crew who were made redundant when the airline suddenly ceased…

SWISS Plans to Recruit 500 New Cabin Crew Members Over the Next Six Months

The Swiss flag carrier – aptly named SWISS – is planning a massive recruitment campaign over the next six months with plans to recruit around 500 new members of cabin crew between now and March 2020.  The airline is actively…

Delta Air Lines Has Just Reopened Flight Attendant Recruitment for 2020 Joiners

One of the toughest airlines in the industry to land a job as a flight attendant has just reopened applications with plans to hire around 1,000 lucky candidates.  Delta Air Lines famously hired less than 1 per cent of the…

Virgin Atlantic Recruiting Portuguese Speaking Cabin Crew (Based in London)

Next year, Virgin Atlantic will launch its first-ever route to South America with a daily service to the Brazilian economic powerhouse of São Paulo and in preparation, the airline is now recruiting Portuguese speaking cabin crew.  The daily service will…

The One Cabin Crew Recruitment Advert That Probably Won’t Get Much Interest

When it comes to landing a job as a member of cabin crew, demand most definitely outstrips supply.  Delta Air Lines, for example, famously hired less than 1 per cent of the hundreds of thousands of candidates who applied for…

Recruiting Now: Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline French Bee Hiring Cabin Crew in Paris, Reunion and Tahiti

The very first low-cost long-haul airline in France which is aptly named French Bee is now recruiting new cabin crew (PNC) for its bases at Paris Orly, Reunion and Tahiti.  The application process is open via the official French Bee…

American Airlines Has Reopened Flight Attendant Recruitment

Just over a week ago, we reported that American Airlines planned to hold a virtual careers fair for aspiring flight attendants who wanted to find out a little bit more about what the job involved, what it took to become…

Fancy a Summer Job as a Flight Attendant? Air New Zealand is Offering Seasonal Contracts

Air New Zealand is looking for candidates for what it describes as “the ultimate summer job” – a four to six-month contract working as cabin crew on the Kiwi flag carrier’s long-haul fleet.  Successful candidates will complete a condensed and…

A Long Time Coming: Virgin Atlantic Reopens Cabin Crew Recruitment

After what feels like a seriously long wait, Virgin Atlantic has, at last, reopened the application process for new cabin crew – applications can be submitted via the official Virgin Atlantic recruitment website but you’ll have to be quick as…

American Airlines is Holding a Virtual Careers Fair for New Flight Attendants

Having already run a fairly big flight attendant recruitment drive this year, American Airlines isn’t currently accepting any new applications – however, there’s a sign that the world’s largest airline might be about to launch another round of hiring at…

EVA Air Resumes Cabin Crew Recruitment – Including Male Candidates for the Very First Time

As a crippling cabin crew strike finally comes to an end, the Taiwanese carrier EVA Air has reopened flight attendant recruitment – and for the very first time in the airline’s history, male candidates will be allowed to apply.  According…

Finnair Transferring Dehli-Based Crew to OSM Aviation – Now Accepting Applications

Over the last few years, we’ve seen a number of airlines either close or significantly reduce the size of their international crew bases.  Last year, British Airways sparked a furious backlash when it made the sudden decision to close a…

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…

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