Emirates Is Recruiting for Cabin Crew Positions in NYC and LA

Aug 1, 2018

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

Have you always wanted to work on a plane and travel the world? Well, this could be your chance to do just that.

Emirates is now looking for crew members on its flights all over the world. On August 4, they’re coming to New York City to recruit new members to its cabin crew. Then, on August 30, they’re stopping in LA for recruitment as well.

Being a part of Emirates cabin crew requires extensive training, and the airline is specific about its flight attendants’ personal grooming and presentation. But the job opportunity allows crew to see the places they’ve always hoped to and become familiar with a plethora of cultures.

The position requires you to live with other cabin crew in Dubai, and accommodations and utilities are free of charge. Benefits also include layover expense coverage for hotels, transport and meals, concessional travel for the employee as well as family and friends, transportation to and from work and the Training College, uniform, leave days, medical and dental services, insurance and exclusive shopping discounts.

The basic monthly salary is AED 4260 ($1159.81 USD) and the fly pay is AED 58 ($15.79 USD) per hour. Emirates figures about 80-100 hours of flying/month. So, the approximate average monthly pay comes out to AED 9500 ($2,586.42 USD) tax free.

The foreign carrier provides extensive information about the application process and assessment day on its site, including some vital information on how to show up properly groomed for assessment day. Besides arriving early, looking the part, becoming involved in the exercises that will be presented and, of course, being yourself, there are some other requirements you’ll need to meet to be considered, including the following:

  • 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 (About 5’2)
  • 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)

So, refresh your resumés, measure those arms and get your business attire ready if you want to apply.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points


CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

Apply Now
More Things to Know
  • Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. Plus earn up to $50 in statement credits towards grocery store purchases within your first year of account opening.
  • Earn 2X points on dining including eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out and travel. Plus, earn 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
  • With Pay Yourself Back℠, your points are worth 25% more during the current offer when you redeem them for statement credits against existing purchases in select, rotating categories.
  • Get unlimited deliveries with a $0 delivery fee and reduced service fees on eligible orders over $12 for a minimum of one year with DashPass, DoorDash's subscription service. Activate by 12/31/21.
  • Count on Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance, Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver, Lost Luggage Insurance and more.
  • Get up to $60 back on an eligible Peloton Digital or All-Access Membership through 12/31/2021, and get full access to their workout library through the Peloton app, including cardio, running, strength, yoga, and more. Take classes using a phone, tablet, or TV. No fitness equipment is required.
Regular APR
15.99%-22.99% Variable
Annual Fee
Balance Transfer Fee
Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Recommended Credit

Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.