Emirates boosts cabin crew recruitment with global tour

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Emirates airline, based in Dubai, has announced that it will embark on a global mass recruitment tour, in 30 cities around the world to increase the number of its cabin crew

Emirates said that as air travel returned “with a vengeance”, it was increasing its recruitment program for its cabin crew.

Emirates recruiters will travel from Australia to the UK, stopping in dozens of European cities in between. Cairo, Algiers, Tunis and Bahrain will also be part of the tour.

In Australia, the airline has already started traveling to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth to meet potential cabin crew members.

The UAE-based carrier’s recruitment drive comes as the aviation industry grapples with staff shortages around the world, struggling to recruit workers who left aviation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“There is no airline more exciting than Emirates for anyone interested in a career as a pilot, and we have generated huge interest since we started our cabin crew recruitment drive in November,” Emirates Vice President of Human Resources Abdulaziz Al Ali said in a statement. May 17, 2022.

“While parts of the application process are done online, we always strive to meet our candidates in person whenever we can, which is why our talent acquisition team is doing a whirlwind tour of 30 cities. over the next 6 weeks to assess potential candidates.”

In April 2022, Emirates declared having received more than 300,000 applications for cabin crew jobs since launching its first post-pandemic recruitment drive in August 2021.

On his websiteEmirates says interested applicants must meet UAE work visa requirements and will be based in Dubai, the airline’s main hub. Applicants must also “have more than one year of experience in hospitality or guest services” with a minimum of a high school diploma.

The current average Emirates Economy Class cabin crew salary is around AED 9,770 ($2,660)

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