Recruitment News

What Are The Emirates Video Interview Questions? And How Should You Answer Them?

When Emirates first announced they would be introducing a video interview as part of their cabin crew recruitment process, we initially thought only shortlisted candidates would have the opportunity to take part.  It turns out we were wrong and instead…

Happy 2018: Emirates Has Finally Reopened Cabin Crew Recruitment – Applications Being Accepted Now

Wow!  Back in mid-January, Emirates’ chief operations officer, Adel Al Redha said his airline would “soon start recruiting cabin crew.”  The only problem was that no one knew what “soon” meant – it turns out the recruitment team have been…

CAUTION: Emirates Hasn’t Opened Cabin Crew Recruitment for Everyone Yet

UPDATE: Emirates has now reopened cabin crew recruitment for everyone (Sunday 28th January 2018) – The official link can be found below. If you’ve been eagerly awaiting recruitment to reopen for Emirates cabin crew then you’ve no doubt already seen…

The Biggest Questions Surrounding Emirates’ Plan to Start Cabin Crew Recruitment “Soon”

Yesterday, we learnt the pretty exciting news that Emirates is planning to reopen its cabin crew recruitment process – possibly in the very near future.  It’s the first time we’ve heard from the airline in quite a while on this…

CONFIRMED: Emirates Will Restart Cabin Crew Recruitment “Soon” – Here’s What We Know

Senior executives at Emirates have finally laid out plans to restart recruitment for cabin crew at the Dubai-based airline.  It’s been well over a year since Emirates last held a cabin crew recruitment event, with the last Open Day’s taking…

A Secret U.S. Government Airline is Hiring Flight Attendants to Operate Flights to Area 51…. No, Really

As unusual flight attendant job openings go, this is pretty high up there.  The United States Air Force is looking for flight attendants for Janet Airlines – a highly classified airline which operates flights for military and contractor personnel from…

Major Recruitment News: Lufthansa to Recruit Nearly 8,000 Flight Attendants in 2018

Wow!  In a major recruitment news announcement, Lufthansa has laid out plans to hire around 8,000 new employees in 2018 – the airline says the “majority” of these new roles will be flight attendants.  According to Lufthansa, last year around…

Singapore’s SilkAir is Recruiting Cabin Crew: Will You Be Attending the Open Day on 8th January?

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines will be holding a Cabin Crew recruitment event on the 8th January at Changi Airport in Singapore – and the best bit is that recruitment is open to all nationalities as long as…

Norwegian is Opening Yet Another New U.S. Base for Cabin Crew and Pilots – Recruiting Now

The European low-cost airline, Norwegian has announced plans to open its fourth Cabin Crew based in the USA.  The airline plans to recruit around 150 new cabin crew to work from its new Los Angeles base.  Recruitment has already begun…

Azerbaijan Airlines Proves Sexism is Alive & Kicking With This Shockingly Misogynistic Flight Attendant Job Ad

So here we are, it’s nearly 2018 and yet sadly sexist attitudes continue to persist in the aviation industry.  And while many airlines moved with the times some years ago, using employment practices that are fair and inclusive – basing…

The UAE Temporarily Banned Tunisian Women from Entering the Emirates Yesterday. And Nobody Knows Why.

UPDATE (Sun 24th December 2017 – 22:00 GMT) – Emirates Airline has confirmed it will suspend services between Tunis and Dubai indefinitely, following an order from the Tunisian government.  The country’s transport ministry said the airline would be barred from…

easyJet Cabin Crew Recruitment – Step by Step Process 2018

easyJet is quickly turning Europe orange – the low-cost airline now operates more than 600 routes across 30 countries with cabin crew bases located in at least 20 airports across the continent.  The good news is that easyJet is in…

easyJet Cabin Crew Salary and Benefits 2018

During the summer, low-cost airline easyJet embarked on the biggest ever cabin crew recruitment drive in its history.  The airline planned to add 1,500 new cabin crew positions at bases across its European network and has been taking on new…

EXCLUSIVE: Meet Vivi, An Experienced American Flight Attendant Who Chose to Work for Norwegian

Back in 1993, Norwegian Air Shuttle started life as a small regional wet lease airline using ageing Fokker F-50s aircraft and connecting tiny airports along the west coast of Norway.  How times have changed – since then, Norwegian has become…

Scandinavian Airline SAS is Offering People the Chance to Work as Cabin Crew Part Time – Perfect for Students

This is an opportunity that doesn’t come around very often.  The Scandinavian airline, SAS is offering aspiring Cabin Crew the opportunity for a career in the skies on a part-time basis.  It’s part of the airline’s ‘Resources Pool’ initiative –…

Calling European Cabin Crew: How About Working For a Chinese Airline? One is Hiring Now

For decades, international airlines have hired local staff and cabin crew in some of the destinations they fly to.  The idea is that ‘international cabin crew’ can bridge the cultural divide that sometimes occur, hopefully providing a better service for…

Answer This First: What Are Your Motivations For Wanting to Become Cabin Crew?

If you’re aspiring to become Cabin Crew but haven’t yet had the opportunity to live your dream – or even know anyone who has done the job before, then you might have some pretty wild pre-conceived ideas about what the…

SOURCES: Emirates Won’t Recruit New Cabin Until December 2018 – Laying Off Training Staff

Ever since Emirates stopped cabin crew recruitment in December 2016, we’ve reported on some of the biggest rumours that have come out of the company.  There was intelligence that Emirates had fired a number of staff – including in Human…

How to Ace the Cabin Crew Online Personality Test: New and Updated for 2018

Psychometric and personality tests are becoming an increasingly common feature in the cabin crew recruitment process.  According to cut-e, a leading supplier of psychometric assessments, more and more airlines are turning to technology to screen their candidates through the use of…

easyJet Confirms Acquisition of airberlin Assets at Berlin Tegel: Plans to Recruit 1,000 Cabin Crew and Pilots

On Friday, after nearly 38 years of operations, airberlin flew its last scheduled flights – it’s last of which was a domestic German flight from Munich to Berlin.  The low-cost carrier fell into administration in August when major shareholder, Etihad…

Delta Air Lines is Hiring New Flight Attendants – Over 1,000 Positions Waiting to be Filled

Delta Air Lines, one of the largest carriers in the United States has today announced plans to hire 1,000 new flight attendants over the next 12-months.  But you better be prepared – Delta says the competition is so tough your…

When Will Emirates Start Hiring New Cabin Crew? Our Latest Predictions – Plus, Have Your Say

It’s been an agonising wait.  Last December, Emirates held its last Cabin Crew recruitment Open Day but in reality, the airline stopped hiring new cabin crew many months before.  Successful candidates, who attended Open Day’s and Assessment Day’s in the…

This Business Idea Plans to Break Pilot Strikes and Put the Power Back in the Hands of Airlines

In the battle between airlines, looking to save as much money as possible and the worker’s unions who fight for better pay and conditions, there’s one group of employees who seem to do better than the rest.  And that’s the…

What Now for Monarch Cabin Crew? There Are Plenty of Opportunities For Those Willing to Relocate

In the early hours of yesterday morning, the troubled but popular British charter airline, Monarch went into administration.  The news broke when there weren’t any flights in the air but many of the airline’s 2,000 staff including cabin crew would…

Hungary’s Wizz Air Is About to Hire Up To 1,300 Cabin Crew Throughout Europe – Here Are the Details

Wizz Air, the Hungarian-based low-cost airline is embarking on its biggest cabin crew recruitment drive ever, with plans to recruit up to 1,300 flight attendants.  The new positions will be added over the next 12-months with a host of Open…

Why Would Anyone Want to Work As Cabin Crew For Ryanair? Less Pro’s and More Con’s: All the Details

Ryanair has been getting more than its fair share of bad publicity recently.  It all started on 15th September when the Irish-based low-cost airline announced it would cancel thousands of flights in what it called an effort “to improve its…

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…

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