Emirates is all set to welcome the new year and its brand-new Airbus A350 fleet by launching a unique global hiring campaign. They aim to bring on board 5,000 new cabin crew members, ensuring the airline’s commitment to providing top-notch in-flight experiences remains strong.
This recruitment drive is specifically tailored for those who are just entering or have recently entered the workforce. The airline is reaching out to recent graduates with internship or part-time work experience, individuals with about a year of hospitality or customer service background, and those eager to kickstart an exciting career with global travel opportunities. Joining Emirates means becoming part of the world’s largest international airline and one of the most renowned brands, with the added benefit of receiving training in hospitality and life skills from industry-leading instructors.
Moreover, the new recruits will have the chance to explore over 140 cities in 76 countries worldwide and enjoy a comprehensive set of perks as members of Emirates’ cabin crew. Check here for the eligibility criteria.
In 2024, Emirates’ hiring team will organize events and evaluations in over 460 cities worldwide, showcasing the airline’s extensive network and the diverse composition of its cabin crew. These efforts aim to highlight the appeal of living and working in dynamic Dubai.
During 2023, Emirates recruited an impressive 8,000 cabin crew members, conducting hiring events in 353 cities as part of the airline’s post-pandemic service expansion. By August 2023, the cabin crew surpassed the 20,000 mark, reaching a total of 21,500 members.
Expanding Fleet and Network
Emirates’ new recruitment campaign aligns with the arrival of the highly anticipated A350s from mid-year and the Boeing 777-Xs starting in 2025. With 65 A350s and a combination of 205 777-9s and 777-8s in their order book, the new aircraft will enhance the airline’s global reach and offer flexibility for adding new routes to its network.
Training and Essential Skills
Every new cabin crew member undergoes an intensive eight-week training program to uphold Emirates’ renowned standards of hospitality, safety, and service. Conducted at Emirates’ cutting-edge facility in Dubai, the training instills invaluable transferable skills, including effective communication, initiative, and leadership qualities. Crew members develop the ability to collaborate in a multicultural team, maintain mental strength under pressure, embody hospitality and exceptional service, and serve as ambassadors for the iconic brand. Additionally, cabin crew have access to the latest training programs and LinkedIn courses.
For aspiring cabin crew, the opportunity to join Emirates is very easy. Checkout www.emiratesgroupcareers.com/cabin-crew regularly for more details and open day schedules in your city or country.