Emirates is looking for cabin crew in Newcastle - here's the candidate criteria and how to apply

Dubai-based airline is looking for candidates to join its multi-national cabin crew team – and they’re holding a recruitment open day in the North East.

Emirates is looking for new cabin crew members
Emirates is looking for new cabin crew members

Emirates is looking for both women and men with ‘open-minded, helpful, friendly and service-oriented personalities’ to deliver its on board experience to customers.

When is the open day?

A Cabin Crew Recruitment Open Day will take place at 9am on Friday, February 7, at the Malmaison Newcastle Hotel, on Newcastle’s Quayside.

Candidates hoping to give their careers a flying start can walk in with an up-to-date CV in English and a recent photograph.

Those interested are encouraged to register online on the Emirates Group careers website prior to attending the open day.

Candidates will need to come prepared to spend the full day at the venue. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of timings for further assessments and interviews.

For more information about the venues, selection process, assessment day dress code and tutorials, click here.

What are the requirements for candidates?

At least 21 years of age at the time of joining

Arm reach of 212 cm while standing on tiptoes

Minimum height of 160 cm

High school graduate (Grade 12)

Fluency in English (written and spoken)

No visible tattoos while you’re in Emirates cabin crew uniform (cosmetic and bandage coverings aren’t allowed)

Can adapt to new people, new places and new situations

Physically fit for this demanding role with a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI)

What are the benefits for working for Emirates?

Cabin crew are offered a complete employment package, which includes a variety of benefits such as tax-free income, free first-rate shared accommodation in Dubai, free transport to and from work, medical and dental cover, as well as exclusive discounts on shopping and leisure activities in Dubai.

Where does Emirates fly to?

Emirates currently flies to 159 destinations across six continents operating a modern fleet of 269 all wide-body aircraft.

Emirates has been flying to the UK for since 1987 and currently offers 130 weekly flights between Dubai and eight UK gateways – Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle.