Emirates seeks top qualified Thai cabin crew

Emirates, a major international carrier, is looking for 30 Thai cabin crew who are pleasant, confident and service oriented to join its rapidly expanding network. The airline offers a competitive package of benefits with Emirates’ excellent working conditions.

With its rapid growth in both fleet size and network, Emirates is now on the lookout for exceptional people to build their careers with the airline. Emirates’ manager for Thailand, Soonthorn Suree, said, “Emirates’ in-flight service is renowned all over the world. Many passengers prefer Thai cabin crew, as they posses a uniquely pleasant style together with excellent service skills. Emirates currently has 70 Thai cabin crew staff. We are now looking for another 30 to join our team to serve the increasing demand.”

“We offer a competitive US$1,000 per month tax free salary, shared furnished accommodations, 30 days annual leave, medical care, duty transport, industry personnel travel facilities and end of service gratuity,” Soonthorn added.

All new cabin crew will be provided with comprehensive training at the state-of-the-art training college in Dubai.

To qualify for this great opportunity, applicants need to be single, 21-30 years old, hold an undergraduate degree, have a good complexion, weight in proportion to height, have good eyesight without glasses (contact lenses are acceptable), and have fluency in written and spoken English and Thai (another language is an asset). The height requirement for females is between 157.5 and 178 cm and for males is between 168 and 188 cm. Applicants will also need to have the natural ability to provide excellent service within a team environment.

Applications in English, with full details of experience and qualifications, should include recent full-length, and passport sized photographs in color, contact numbers, and a complete address. They should be sent to Emirates Airline, 2nd floor, B.B. Building, 54 Asoke Road, Sukhumvit 21, Bangkok 10110 or Overseas Placement Service Section, Department of Employment, Mitmaitree Road, Dindaeng, Bangkok 10400.

Applications can also be submitted through Emirates’ website at www. emiratesgroup In this case, scanned photos will be needed. All applications must be needed by January 31st 2003, quoting the reference code ‘CC/’.

Emirates is an employee-focused company committed to providing staff with competitive salaries, attractive benefits and excellent working conditions. The airline’s cabin crew is acknowledged to be among the best, as voted by 40,000 readers of the UK-based Executive Travel Magazine. The airline takes top applicants from all over the globe and gives them first-rate training, backed by leading facilities and equipment.

The airline currently employs people of over 85 nationalities to cater for its truly multicultural clientele on its network of over 62 destinations. With its belief that people are the heart and soul of the Emirates Group, the airline gives ongoing training to build a professional spirit and continually raise levels of performance. Recruiting and training high-caliber people is one of the core values of its business.

Since its inception in 1985, Emirates has won over 200 international awards for excellence and become the world’s fastest growing major airline. The carrier possesses the youngest ultra modern fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft with an average age of less than three years to 64 cities in 45 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Indian Sub Continent and Asia-Pacific Rim.

Currently, Emirates flies 10 regular flights a week on its Dubai-Bangkok route and plans to increase to 14 by April this year for a total of 28 incoming and outgoing flights a week. It also operates daily flights on its Bangkok-Hong Kong route.

The airline also has ambitious plans for continued growth by expanding its routes to North America early this year and will start services to Lagos on March 31st, Moscow on July 1st and Shanghai on August 2nd.