Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is to host a major recruitment drive globally, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join the airline’s World Leading Cabin Crew.
The international recruitment days will take place in 12 different cities in five countries including Italy, Germany, Japan, Morocco and Tunisia. In Abu Dhabi, the airline will also hold recruitment days on 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th October, and open days for food and beverage managers and inflight chefs on 13th and 27th October.
Aubrey Tiedt, Etihad Airways’ Vice President Guest Services, said, "In each of these cities, we will be inviting up to 200 of the strongest candidates with remarkable hospitality skills to join us at the recruitment days." Alongside providing candidates with comprehensive information about living in Abu Dhabi and the dynamics of working with guests at 30,000 feet, the airline will also conduct an in-depth interview process.
"To support the rapid growth of the airline, we are hosting our recruitment drive in these countries, all strategically-important markets for the airline. Our cabin crew team hails from more than 115 nationalities and benefits from extensive training and development, with tremendous career opportunities and new life experiences in the U.A.E.," Ms. Tiedt said.
Successful candidates will undergo a comprehensive training programme in Abu Dhabi, which includes all aspects of cabin safety and service delivery. The training is conducted at Etihad Airways’ state-of-the-art Training Academy.