Emirates

How to become Cabin Crew at Emirates

The best job in the world

Do you dream of waking up in Rio de Janeiro, exploring the sights of Sydney, and sampling the food of Singapore? If you do, then join Emirates as cabin crew and see the world as part of your career.
Many of our cabin crew describe the role as “the best job in the world”, not only because they deliver award-winning service at 38,000 feet, but also for the unique lifestyle that comes with the job:

Non-stop new adventures

With Emirates serving over 150 cities across 85 countries, every day is a new opportunity to experience somewhere new.

The world’s largest airline

Represent a leading airline brand as you wear our iconic uniform and travel the world on our Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 aircraft.

Live in Dubai

All Emirates cabin crew live in the exciting city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This means you’ll earn a tax-free salary, have your accommodation provided by Emirates and have plenty of opportunity to sample this unique, vibrant & multicultural city.

Friends for life

Our cabin crew community is over 20,000 strong and you’ll make friends for life from every corner of the globe, from the very first day of training.

Travel benefits

Continue to travel the world in your free time – with concessional tickets on Emirates and other airlines, as well as special perks with many other hotel/travel providers.

Who we are looking for

To be considered for Emirates cabin crew you’ll need to be:

Fluent in written and spoken English (additional languages are an advantage)
A natural team player with a personality that shines
At least 160cm tall and able to reach 212cm high
Able to meet the UAE’s employment visa requirements

And have:

At least 1 year of hospitality or customer service experience
A minimum of high school (Grade 12) education
No visible tattoos while in Emirates cabin crew uniform

Upcoming recruitment events

We’re travelling around the world to find the best candidates for our cabin crew team. Don’t see your city? Apply online and we’ll inform you when we are visiting nearby.

Learn more about our Recruitment Day process

Open day

Walk into any of our Open Days happening all over the world. You don’t have to submit your application before you attend. Candidates are advised to read the requirements and arrive at the Open Day venue by the start time to register.

Invite only

Candidates are required to complete an application online to be shortlisted to attend for our invitation-only recruitment events.

Learn more

www.emiratesgroupcareers.com/cabincrew/

Pay and benefits

Travelling becomes more than part of your job, it becomes your lifestyle; and our concessional travel tickets make it easier to explore new cities outside of your layovers. That’s just one of the incredible rewards we offer you, here’s what you can look forward to.

  • Basic salaryAED 4,430 / month
  • Flying PayAED 63.75 / hour
    based on avg. 80-100 hours / month
  • Average Total PayAED 10,170 / month
    (~USD 2,770, EUR 2,710 or GBP 2,280)

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Concessional Travel

Staff travel benefits on Emirates Airline can be availed as per the Staff Travel Manual. Staff travel benefits on other airlines can be availed as per inter-airline agreements/policies.

Our 7-step cabin crew training process

Our new recruits undergo an intense seven and a half weeks of training in the highest standards of safety and service delivery in our state-of-the-art facility in Dubai. Learn more about the training journey.

Recruitment event dress code

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