Recruitment News

Lufthansa Set to Snap Up 38 airberlin Aircraft and Its Cabin Crew, Eurowings Gets Go Ahead to Hire New Crew

If sources at insolvent European airline, airberlin are to be believed, Lufthansa is leading the race to acquire large chunks of the debt-ridden low-cost carrier.  The good news is that this development could be a lifeline for the 8,000 serving…

The Emirates Recruitment Crisis Gets Worse – Now Business Class Cabin Crew Are Back Filling in Economy

We’ve known for several months that Emirates cabin crew working in the airline’s Economy cabin have been understaffed and overworked.  Serving cabin crew for the airline have complained of heavy schedules and difficulty in getting annual leave approved. With a…

Finnair is Recruiting ‘Hundreds’ Of New Cabin Crew as it Plans to Double Asian Traffic by 2018

Finnair has announced plans to recruit “hundreds” of new cabin crew with applications now being accepted on the official Finnair careers website.  The Finnish airline said the recruitment drive was needed as the carrier pushes to double its Asian traffic…

Norwegian is Recruiting Pilots in Dublin – Cabin Crew Recruitment to Follow Soon

Norwegian Air Shuttle is expanding its operations in Ireland with plans to open a new base in Dublin.  The base will initially have space for 40 pilot positions but the low-cost carrier is already exploring the feasibility for more job…

The Qatar Airways Cabin Crew Open Day and Assessment Day: What Really Happens? Your Complete Guide

As the only major Middle East airline still actively recruiting cabin crew, Qatar Airways has gained a huge amount of interest from aspiring flight attendants.  And boy is Qatar Airways recruiting.  Every month, they’ve been holding multiple Assessment Day’s in…

Eurowings is Hiring: 600 New Cabin Crew and Pilot Jobs – And Temporary Contracts Are Being Made Permanent

German low-cost airline, Eurowings has announced a major recruitment drive with plans to hire at least 400 new cabin crew and 200 pilots.  In a press statement, the airline said the move was necessary as it was “currently the fastest…

Confirmed: Etihad Won’t Start Recruiting New Cabin Crew Until 2018

Last year, Etihad Airways suddenly stopped recruiting new cabin crew.  The only problem was that the airline had already offered the job to several hundred hopeful candidates.  They were told to wait and be patient as the months without any…

Flyadeal, Saudi Arabia’s New Airline Takes Delivery of First Aircraft: Still Recruiting New Cabin Crew

Saudi Arabia’s new low-cost airline, flyadeal has taken delivery of the first of its eight Airbus A320 aircraft that it has on order with French aircraft manufacturer, Airbus.  The brand new airline will officially launch on 23rd September 2017 –…

British Airline, Jet2 is Hiring Hundreds of New Cabin Crew – But Be Warned: It Will Cost You

British leisure airline, Jet2 is set to embark on a massive recruitment drive with hundreds of new cabin crew positions available, as well as flight crew and ground staff vacancies.  In total, the airline plans to hire 1,700 new staff…

Etihad Airways and Emirates Are Championing the Important Role of Women in the Aviation Industry

Etihad Airways has been celebrating Emirati Women’s Day by highlighting the important role that women play in the success of its business.  Over 50% of the airline’s 13,000 strong workforce are women and although many represent customer facing, service roles…

It Turns Out That Candidates Actually Enjoy the Cabin Crew Recruitment Process: Here Are the Best Airline’s

The cabin crew recruitment process is notoriously difficult – you’ve got to jump through multiple hoops, take tests, pass assessments, take part in role plays and of course, ace the Final Interview.  On top of all of the that, the…

You’ve Done the Video Interview: So Now What’s Happening with the flydubai Cabin Crew Recruitment Process?

Back in early June, flydubai suddenly reopened its recruitment process for new cabin crew.  The airline’s decision to start recruiting again came by surprise but candidates had to be quick – the application window was closed without warning after a…

What’s So Wrong With Wanting Flight Attendants to ‘Look Good’?

A few weeks ago, the outspoken chief executive of Qatar Airways got himself into hot water over comments he made about flight attendants.  Speaking at a publicity event, Akbar Al Baker was pointing out the benefits of flying his airline…

The Real Reason You Didn’t Get the Cabin Crew Job With Your Favourite Airline

Achieving your dream to become cabin crew can sometimes feel really confusing.  We know the competition is fierce but why do some people get to realise their dream so easily while others have to try time and time again before…

easyJet, Europe’s Fifth Largest Airline is About to Recruit Over 1,200 New Cabin Crew

easyJet is about to embark on a huge recruitment campaign with plans to hire over 1,200 new cabin crew in the coming months.  The airline said it will be boosting its staff numbers to help aid the carrier’s growth throughout…

Yes, Etihad is Still Actively Recruiting Cabin Crew (But You Might Have to be Quick)

A couple of weeks ago Etihad Airways suddenly reopened recruitment for new cabin crew.  It came as quite a surprise after a near six-month hiring freeze that looked set to continue for some time.  After all, Etihad has been battered…

Qatar Airways Boss Admits Youth is More Important than Skill and Experience for New Cabin Crew

Nowadays, we like to think airline recruiters hire new cabin crew based on their skills, experience, attitude and aptitude.  In fact, most airlines have really robust hiring practices that use behavioural and competency based selection methods.  The idea is to…

Hiring Cabin Crew Now: A Brand New European Airline That Isn’t New At All

When is a brand new airline not new at all?  It’s an interesting question but not a trick at all – because that’s exactly what’s happening with Scandinavian carrier SAS’s new Irish airline which has been aptly named Scandinavian Airlines…

The Complete Guide to the Cabin Crew Video Interview: Part One – What is an On-Demand Video Interview?

The cabin crew recruitment process is getting a BIG change – On-demand video interviews are becoming more and more popular with airlines around the world.  In many cases, this is an additional element that has been added to the recruitment…

Emirates and Etihad Aren’t Hiring: What Are the Alternatives? The Pro’s and Con’s

It’s been more than seven months since Emirates and Etihad last recruited any new Cabin Crew.  And it doesn’t look like either airline is about to start hiring again anytime soon – Emirates recently launched a glossy new careers website…

flydubai Cabin Crew Recruitment – Step by Step Process 2019

There are currently 1,650 Cabin Crew, representing over 100 nationalities working for flydubai.  The latest recruitment round ended in June 2017 and it was even harder than the year before.  The recruitment team has introduced a multi-layered process with plenty…

Good News at Last: flydubai Has Reopened Cabin Crew Recruitment

Some fantastic news at last – flydubai has reopened Cabin Crew recruitment with applications now being accepted on the airline’s official careers website.  The online portal was opened on 05th June and quite frankly, considering what’s going on at fellow…

A Cabin Crew Resume Secret: Sell Yourself By Highlighting How Fit and Healthy You Are

Are you physically fit?  Can you stand for hours at a time and work long anti-social hours?  Can you swim at least 50 metres and lift objects that weigh around 40 pounds?  If you answered yes, yes, yes then you…

Apply Now: Virgin Atlantic Has Reopened Cabin Crew Recruitment

How do you fancy wearing ‘The Viv’?  That’s the Vivienne Westwood designed uniform, worn by Virgin Atlantic flight attendants to you and me.  Well, now could be your opportunity as Virgin Atlantic has just reopened recruitment to join their team…

Recruiters Are Checking Your Social Media Profiles: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

At least 60% of hiring managers are using social media to check out job candidates according to a survey conducted by CareerBuilder.  And unfortunately, having seen a candidate’s social media profile, nearly half of recruiters decided not to hire them. …

An Introduction to the Cabin Crew Final Interview: Here’s What to Expect and How to Succeed

Terrifying or exciting – Reaching the Final Interview to become Cabin Crew is an amazing achievement.  So many people have tried and failed to get to this stage of the Flight Attendant recruitment process.  And here you are… Congratulations! You’ve…

Dreaming of A Career in the Skies? American Airlines Reopens Flight Attendant Recruitment

American Airlines made a pretty exciting announcement today as it reopened Flight Attendant recruitment for its Cabin Crew team.  The job posting was made live at 9 am CST with no end date yet announced.  However, if previous recruitment drives…

Etihad Airways Cabin Crew Salary and Benefits 2018

Ignore some of the bad press that has plagued Etihad Airways recently.  Because make no mistake, this Abu Dhabi-based airline is still a major player in global aviation.  In fifteen short years, Etihad has built up a global network of…

Qantas is Hiring UK-Based Cabin Crew – But Hurry, Applications Close Sunday 07th May

Just a few weeks ago, Qantas reopened Cabin Crew recruitment for both its Sydney and Melbourne bases.  The new Flight Attendants will get to work on some of the longest flights in the airline’s network including Los Angeles, Dubai, Dallas and Johannesburg. …

Life in the United Arab Emirates. Are Emirates & Etihad the Right Airlines for You? 

Cabin Crew from around the world aspire to work for Emirates, flydubai and Etihad Airways.  In Dubai, Emirates say their crew represent over 150 different nationalities and Etihad has staff from a similar number of countries.  Even flydubai has employees from over…

You’re More Likely to Succeed in Your Final Interview if You Wear this Colour…

Wondering what to wear to your Cabin Crew Final Interview?  New research could give you the formula for success… Generally speaking, I like to think that succeeding in a Cabin Crew Final Interview should be all about the things you say – Proving you…

Etihad Cabin Crew Recruitment – Step by Step Process 2019

With 122 aircraft and a worldwide route network of 112 destinations, Etihad Airways is a major player in global aviation.  But Etihad is also the smallest of the big three Middle East airlines with just 6,400 Cabin Crew.  Make no…

Singapore Airlines is Hiring Cabin Crew (And Shhhhhh – You Don’t Have to be from Singapore)

Singapore Airlines is recruiting new Cabin Crew – and here’s a little secret we want to share.  You don’t necessarily have to be from Singapore to land the job.  Recruitment events will be taking place in several countries over the…

Qantas Has Reopened Recruitment for International Cabin Crew

Qantas has once again reopened recruitment for its international Cabin Crew based out of Sydney and Melbourne.  If you’re an Australian citizen or have Australian permanent resident status, this is a fantastic opportunity to join the national flag carrier.  But…

British Airways Cabin Crew Recruitment – Step by Step Process 2019

In 2018, British Airways received 31,000 Cabin Crew applications from which only 2,000 candidates were chosen.  At present, British Airways is accepting both applications from candidates with no prior cabin crew experience and a fast-track scheme for experienced candidates with…

The Things Airlines Don’t Tell You About the Cabin Crew Recruitment Process

So you’ve decided that now is the time to become Cabin Crew – Let the journey begin.  You’ve researched the airline, found out all about the recruitment process and got your application ready to be submitted.  But there are a…

Emirates Cabin Crew Recruitment – The Complete Guide And Step-By-Step Process 2019

Landing a job as cabin crew with Emirates is no easy feat – thousands of candidates from around the world submit their resumes to the Dubai-based airline every month.  Unfortunately, only a very small percentage of those aspiring cabin crew…

How to Ace the Group Exercise at Your Cabin Crew Assessment Day 2017 – In Four Easy Steps

Group Exercises are a really popular assessment method.  No matter what airline you apply to work for, you can be pretty much guaranteed that you’ll take part in a Group Exercise at your Cabin Crew Assessment Day. Airline recruiters love this…

Air Canada is Hiring Cabin Crew – Applications Close April 16th

Now in its 80th year and with 30,000 employees worldwide, Canada’s flag carrier Air Canada is hiring new Cabin Crew.  If you’re a Canadian passport holder and are at least 18 years of age, this could be a fantastic opportunity…

How to Write a Winning Personal Summary for Your Resume

Whether you call it a Personal Summary, Personal Statement or simply a Summary, it’s absolutely essential to get this section of your Cabin Crew resume right.  It’s a well-documented fact that recruiters only spend six seconds initially scanning a resume…

The Emirates Cheat Sheet for the Cabin Crew Open Day & Assessment Day 2018

Emirates is the world’s largest long-haul carrier and operates more Airbus A380’s and Boeing 777’s than any other airline in the world.  In 2016, Emirates won the prestigious ‘World’s Best Airline’ title, as awarded by industry heavyweights, Skytrax and was…

Do You Need a Cover Letter for Your Cabin Crew Application?

Your Cabin Crew resume is looking amazing.  You’ve meticulously written it, checked it, agonised over it and rewritten it over and over again.  It could be award winning – if only resume writing awards existed. But there’s still one thing…

That was Weird: My Experience at an Open Day for Emirates Cabin Crew

I stumbled out into the cold, January air, trying to make sense of what had just happened.  I was struggling to think straight – the same thought just kept going round and round in my head – “Well that was…

The Step by Step Guide to Creating Your Perfect Cabin Crew CV

Writing a Cabin Crew CV isn’t much different than writing a CV for any other job.  But that probably doesn’t make the thought of creating a CV for your Cabin Crew application any less daunting. Recruiters and hiring managers will…

NEW & UPDATED: British Airways Cabin Crew Salary and Benefits 2018

Earlier this year, British Airways hammered out an agreement with cabin crew for a new pay deal that both sides were finally happy with.  So how much should those already working under the airline’s ‘Mixed Fleet’ contract and new joiners…

The Step by Step Guide to Creating Your Perfect Cabin Crew Resume

Writing a Cabin Crew resume or CV isn’t much different than writing a resume for any other job.  But that probably doesn’t make the thought of creating a resume for your Cabin Crew application any less daunting. Recruiters and hiring…

Can Cabin Crew Have Tattoos? The Rules, Policy and Exceptions

It seems like everyone has a tattoo nowadays.  Our attitude towards tattoos has become a lot more accepting in the last ten years.  But the majority of global airlines – including Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways and British Airways still have…

True or False? The Cabin Crew Recruitment Rumours that Won’t Go Away

What are the most common Cabin Crew recruitment rumours? The cabin crew recruitment process is seemingly full of rumour and myth.  And one of the worst airlines for this mystery is Emirates.  Take a look online and it won’t be…

British Airways Cabin Crew: Minimum Requirements, Essential Criteria & Qualifications

Landing a job as Cabin Crew with British Airways can be a particularly hard one to crack.  But before you even submit your resume and get through the Assessment Day and Final Interview you’ll have to meet a long list…

What Does Your Emirates Application Submission Status Mean?

When Emirates starts recruiting Cabin Crew again you’ll need to submit your resume and application online.  Even candidates who attended one of the old Open Day’s and were shortlisted for Final Interview were then required to create an online profile and application. What…