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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…

Delta Air Lines is On a Hiring Spree – The Airline is Looking for 1,000 New Flight Attendants

The odds of landing a coveted job with this airline is said to be even smaller than securing a place at the prestigious Havard University.  And when more than 270,000 candidates applied for just 1,700 flight attendant positions last year…

Virgin Australia is Once Again Accepting Expressions of Interest for Cabin Crew

Virgin Australia is currently accepting applications to join its cabin crew team at stations across Australia and New Zealand.  The application window opened at the end of July and will remain open until the 31st August 2018. There are positions…

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…

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

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Are Financial Woes at Qatar Airways Slowing Down Cabin Crew Recruitment?

It’s been several months since Akbar Al Baker, the chief executive of Qatar Airways said he expected his airline to plunge to a huge loss for the 2017-2018 financial year.  Speaking at the Eurasia air show in Turkey, Baker described…

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…

Ryanair’s Rivals Come to the Rescue of Pilots and Cabin Crew After 300-Layoffs Announced

easyJet recruiting over a thousand new cabin crew Vacancies available across Europe Norwegian seeking Boeing 737 pilots Biggest strike in Ryanair’s history saw airline cancel around 20% of flights Ryanair refusing to pay compensation to passengers Two of Ryanair’s biggest…

You May Never Have Heard of Hi Fly But This Rapidly Growing “Wet Lease” Airline is Recruiting Cabin Crew

“Wet lease” airlines have been around for some time but in the last year, we’ve seen these little-known carriers appear at more and more airports around the world.  And one of these airlines has just hit the headlines after taking…

Vistara is Set for Huge Expansion: Actively Recruiting for New and Experienced Cabin Crew

On this site we very often focus on the state of Cabin Crew recruitment at some of the biggest airlines in the Middle East – notably Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.  The reason is simple – these three airlines offer…

easyJet Launches New Cabin Crew Apprenticeship Scheme: But What Does That Even Mean?

Europe’s fifth largest airline, easyJet has just launched the first ever cabin crew apprenticeship scheme which will see 25 apprentices go through an intensive training programme at easyJet’s global training academy at London’s Gatwick Airport.  The 12-month course will end…

Norwegian Introduces Guaranteed Flying Pay for Gatwick Cabin Crew After Staff Complaints

In the last couple of years, Norwegian has embarked on a huge expansion at London Gatwick in the South East of the United Kingdom.  The airline has become the second largest long-haul carrier at the airport and in the last…

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…

Top Airline Recruiter Shares the Six Most Important Things She Looks for in New Hires

We all know that landing a job as cabin crew with your favourite airline is no easy feat.  It takes a lot of preparation and with so many candidates to choose from, airlines can afford to be very picky. Recruiters…

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…

Were You Affected by this Big Error in Qantas’ Job Ad for New London-Based Cabin Crew?

Last week, we reported on the news that Qantas was advertising for new cabin crew to join its London-based team who operate the airline’s history-making flight between Perth and the United Kingdom – as well as flights to Singapore and…

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…

Our Manifesto for Cabin Crew Recruitment Equality: Here’s How to Make the Process Fair for All

By and large, airlines from across the Middle East – including the likes of Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways – have been fantastic for elevating the passenger experience.  The Persian Gulf carriers have arguably done more than any other airline…

What’s it Really Like to Work for Qatar Airways as Cabin Crew? What We Know, The Rumours, Secrets, and Cover-Up’s

Last week, Akbar Al Baker, the chief executive of Qatar Airways appeared at a committee hearing of the European Parliament, becoming the first foreign airline chief to personally address the Committee on Transport and Tourism.  At the time, Qatar Airways…

Qantas is Hiring Cabin Crew for its UK Base at London Heathrow Airport

For the first time in over a year, Australian airline Qantas has started a recruitment campaign for new cabin crew at its UK base at Heathrow Airport in West London.  The airline is able to accept applications from British and…

CORRECTION: There Might Still Be Hope For Etihad Airways Cabin Crew Recruitment This Year!

Last week, we reported on the news that a number of cabin crew hopefuls who were waiting to start training courses with Etihad Airways had been told their applications would no longer be progressed.  Many of the candidates who had…

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…

This Has Got to Stop: Cabin Crew Are Still Victims of Gender Stereotyping and Discrimination

Remember last year when Akbar Al Baker, the outspoken chief executive of Qatar Airways seemed to imply that youth was an important pre-requisite for being cabin crew?  The comments, made during a press event to celebrate the inaugural Qatar Airways…

Etihad Drops Hundreds Of Aspiring Cabin Crew – After Nearly Two Years Of Keeping Them On Hold

In a surprising and disappointing turn of events, Etihad Airways has just announced plans to drop hundreds of aspiring cabin crew who had passed the airline’s tough recruitment process but were still waiting to start a training course with the…

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…

British Airways Is Doubling The Number Of Chinese Cabin Crew On Flights To Beijing And Shanghai

British Airways has announced plans to double the number of Chinese cabin crew working on its flights to Beijing and Shanghai from its hub at London Heathrow.  The airline intends to hire around 44 new crew in Shanghai and a…

Ryanair Plans Big Cabin Crew Recruitment Drive in United Kingdom – More Positions Available Throughout Europe

Ryanair is planning a big cabin crew recruitment drive in the United Kingdom with 200 new positions available at its cabin crew bases around the country and more opportunities open throughout Europe. The airline will be holding a number of…

Iberia Is Looking For Japanese Flight Attendants Living In Spain To Crew Its Tokyo Flights

The Spanish airline, Iberia has announced plans to hire Japenese cabin crew who will be dedicated to working on the carrier’s Madrid to Tokyo route.  The news follows a decision from Iberia to increase its direct Spain to Japan service…

Low-Cost Carrier, Air Arabia Is Recruiting New Cabin Crew For Its Bases In Egypt And Sharjah

The Middle East’s largest low-cost airline, Air Arabia has announced plans to hire new cabin for its bases in Egypt and Sharjah (the next Emirate a long from Dubai).  Applications are welcome from all nationalities for positions in Sharjah with…

Oman Air Is Now Recruiting New Cabin Crew: Applications Close 19th April

A fantastic opportunity has opened up to join Oman Air’s growing team of cabin crew as the national airline embarks on an ambitious expansion programme.  Unfortunately, however, while Oman Air is accepting applications from all nationalities, the position is only…

Iberia Regional Franchisee, Air Nostrum Is Looking For New Cabin Crew: Open Day In San Sebastián On 12th April

Air Nostrum, a privately owned Spanish airline which holds the franchise to operate Iberia’s regional services has announced plans to recruit new cabin crew.  Interested candidates can submit an expression of interest via the airline’s website and then attend an…

Lufthansa Closes Cabin Crew Applications Due To “Overwhelming” Numbers: But Other Opportunities Exist

In an Instagram post, the German flag carrier, Lufthansa has said that while it continues to hire new cabin crew, it will be unable to accept any further applications due to the “overwhelming numbers” the recruitment team has already received. …

Europe’s Newest Airline Is Now Hiring Cabin Crew: But Be Warned – The Selection Criteria Are Tough!

It’s not every day that a brand new airline takes to the skies but that’s exactly what will be a happening later this month with the addition of a new long-haul carrier in Europe’s aviation scene.  Air Belgium, will begin…

Equal Opportunities In Reverse: Indian Airline, Vistara Hires Male Cabin Crew For First Time

Here’s an interesting development from Vistara – a relatively new Indian domestic carrier formed from a joint venture between Singapore Airlines and local mega-corporation TATA.  The airline has announced a major improvement in its recruitment practices in a bid to…

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…

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…

SAS Scandinavian Airlines Ireland Is Expanding At Heathrow: Looking For Experienced Cabin Crew Now!

Here’s a really exciting opportunity for experienced cabin crew who want a new challenge based out of Heathrow Airport in West London.  The Scandinavian airline, SAS is expanding its subsidiary, SAS Ireland and is currently recruiting new cabin crew right…

Virgin Australia is Now Hiring Cabin Crew For Its Domestic And International Short Haul Networks

Virgin Australia is now accepting expressions of interest for cabin crew to join its domestic and international short haul fleets based in either Sydney or Melbourne.  Interested candidates can apply online via the airline’s official careers website – although you…

STUDIES: How You Wear Your Makeup Could Have A Huge Impact On What Recruiters Think Of You

We all know that most airlines have exacting grooming standards for their cabin crew.  Female flight attendants are expected to wear makeup at all times when on duty and as brand ambassadors, cabin crew should always be presentable and ‘looking…

Malaysia Airlines Faces Criticism for Hiring New Cabin Crew, Three Years After it Made Thousands Redundant

In 2015, Malaysia Airlines was forced to cut 6,000 jobs as part of a massive restructuring plan at what was at the time an ailing airline.  Now, Malaysian is recruiting again – several cabin crew jobs fairs have taken place…

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…

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,…

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