Hiring at Emirates, Etihad to pick-up pace in November

Emirates and Etihad, two UAE-based airlines, will continue to hire next month after holding several recruitment events in October.

Etihad Airways is currently hiring crew for their team based in Abu Dhabi. The airline is looking for cabin crew, inflight chefs and food and beverage managers.

Several recruitment events have been planned for the coming month.

Open days will be held in Bucharest on November 3; in Belgrade on November 5; in Prague on the 10th; in Budapest on the 12th; and in Yerevan and Algiers on the 18th of next month. By-invitation-only events will be held in London and Manchester on November 24 and 26, respectively.

Emirates, too, will be holding cabin crew assessment days. On November 6, it will be held in Hong Kong; on the 15th in Copenhagen and on the 25th in Manchester.

Emirates salaries
On the salary and benefits front, Emirates provides shared cabin crew accommodation with own bedroom.
Profit sharing schemes, exchange rate protection scheme, professional specialist allowances also make up a part of the package.
However, these benefits depend upon the role and/or applicant’s unique personal circumstance.
Transportation to and from the airport and other standard non-cash elements such as annual leave, leave tickets, end-of-service gratuity, medical and insurance form a part of the package.
On leaving the company, an employee is entitled to an end-of-service gratuity or provident scheme payment, whichever is higher.
Education support allowance is given to staff in more senior positions and eligible UAE National and GCC citizens are enrolled into their respective government pension scheme, with employee and company contributions payable.

Etihad salaries
Etihad Airlines also promises to offer a “fantastic tax-free salary which is competitive within the industry and reviewed on a regular basis.”
Besides this, free accommodation is provided in a modern shared fully-furnished apartment, with your own private facilities. “Everything is provided for to ensure that you have a safe, secure and comfortable home in Abu Dhabi,” mentions the airline.
Transportation from accommodation to the airport for flight duties is given and then to bring you back home again after your flight.
The cabin crew members have access to Etihad swimming pools, health clubs and fitness centres at no cost, and reduced rate massage, hairdressing and beauty treatments to keep you looking your best.
Leading airline travel benefits include unlimited personal travel at special rates, an annual leave ticket and generous concessions for family and friends to use. Free private medical insurance and life/accident insurance is also included.
You will also be entitled to an annual leave of 30 days besides the special discounts at restaurants, shops, hotels and leisure facilities across the UAE and the region.