- The new additions will increase the number of existing cabin crew by 25%
- Airline invites graduates and young professionals from around the world to apply
Emirates is celebrating the new year and the imminent arrival of its new Airbus A350 fleet with a different global cabin crew recruitment campaign. The 5,000 new members will ensure the airline’s commitment to delivering the world’s best inflight experience remains strong.
The recruitment drive is designed primarily for those who are soon or have recently entered the workforce. The airline is inviting recent graduates with internships or part-time jobs on their resumes, those with about a year of hospitality or customer service experience, and people interested in embarking on an exciting career traveling the world. The new recruits will be part of the world’s largest international airline and one of the most iconic brands, and will also learn hospitality and life skills from the best trainers in the sector.
What’s more, they will travel the world through more than 140 cities in 76 countries and enjoy the full range of benefits working as Emirates cabin crew. Click here for eligibility criteria.
In 2024, EmiratesThe recruitment team will host open days and assessments in more than 460 cities across six continents, reflecting the breadth of the airline’s network and the diversity of its cabin crew team, while flying the live-work flag. in dynamic Dubai.
In 2023, Emirates hired a staggering 8,000 cabin crew and held recruitment events in 353 cities as the airline ramped up its services post-pandemic. In August 2023, the airline’s cabin crew number surpassed the 20,000 mark and now stands at 21,500.
Fleet and network expansion.
The new cabin crew recruitment campaign comes as Emirates begins receiving its long-awaited A350s from mid-year and Boeing 777-Xs from 2025. The airline has 65 A350s and a combination of 205 777-9s and 777-8s in its order book. The new aircraft will expand the airline’s reach and provide flexibility to add new routes to its network.
Training and life skills.
All new cabin crew undergo eight intense weeks of training to deliver the highest standards of hospitality, safety and service that Emirates‘customers have come to expect over the years. Trained in EmiratesAt Dubai’s state-of-the-art facility, cabin crew learn invaluable transferable skills including a knack for communications, initiative and leadership qualities. They develop the ability to work effectively in a multicultural team, the focus to remain mentally strong and calm under pressure, becoming bastions of exceptional hospitality and service, and ambassadors of an iconic brand. Cabin crew also have access to the latest training programs and courses from LinkedIn.
What new members say
Ane Monego Chestnut from Italy, who joined in May 2023 said:
“Sometimes you have to chase your dreams, other times the dream chases you. In April of last year I received the ‘golden call’ that changed my life. During the training, I was amazed at the knowledge and skills that were imparted to us and what it took to become Emirates cabin crew. The opportunity to make lifelong friends, be very confident, and fly with the airline is priceless. Thanks to Emirates, the life I live today is better than anything I have ever dreamed of!”
Robyn Clark from the United Kingdom, who joined in February 2023, said:
“Working for Emirates is a job like no other. From the day I received the call to boarding each flight, I am very proud of what I have accomplished. Putting on the iconic Emirates kit every morning is a feeling I can’t explain – it truly is a dream come true. I will always be grateful to Emirates for the memories I have made, the incredible experiences I have had traveling the world and being able to return from my travels to Dubai, one of the safest and most vibrant cities in the world, which I now call home.”
Emirates‘The multicultural team of cabin crew come from over 140 nationalities and speak a staggering 130 languages, which is why customers can always expect to converse with a warm, friendly voice in their own lingo. The crew forms lifelong friendships and close bonds within the community, fostering better teamwork, a sense of common purpose, and a philosophy of shared service.
Cabin crew experience excellent career progression, including moving up to higher cabin classes and becoming a cabin supervisor, flight attendant or trainer. Today, the airline has 1,180 flight attendants who have moved up the career ladder after successfully completing rigorous training and assessments. Crew also have the opportunity to apply for internal vacancies throughout the Emirates Group.
The life of the cabin crew.
Emirates‘Cabin crew live a cosmopolitan lifestyle in vibrant Dubai, living alongside 200 nationalities in a city renowned for its hotels, restaurants, food scene, leisure activities and for being one of the safest in the world.
Emirates‘Cabin crew enjoy a competitive, tax-free salary and flight pay, eligibility for profit sharing, hotel stays and stopover expenses, concessional travel and cargo, annual leave, annual leave ticket, accommodation furnished, transportation to and from work, excellent medical care, life and dental insurance coverage, laundry services and other benefits. Friends and family enjoy deeply discounted airline tickets, and traveling with loved ones creates lasting memories for the crew.
For aspiring cabin crew, the opportunity to join Emirates It is one click or to an open day.
News Source: Emirates Newsroom