DOES a tax-free salary, free accommodation in Dubai and medical and dental cover sound good to you?

Maybe joining the Emirates cabin crew could be your next career move or new job.

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The international airline is looking for candidates to join its multinational cabin crew team and is holding a recruitment day this Saturday in Oxford.

Both woman and men are being recruited to fill new positions due to the continued growth of the Dubai-based airline, including the recent addition of new routes on the Emirates network and additional aircrafts.

Cabin crew are offered an entire employment package which includes a variety of attractive benefits such as:

  • Tax-free income
  • Free high standard shared accommodation in Dubai
  • Free transport to/from work
  • Medical and dental cover
  • Exclusive discounts on shopping and leisure activities in Dubai
  • Concessional travel benefits for families and friends too

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As part of the criteria to work for the airline, applicants must be at least 21 years old at the time of joining and have an arm reach of 212cm when standing on tiptoes.

Emirates currently flies to 158 destinations across six continents operating a modern fleet of 269 all wide-body aircraft and is the largest global operator of the Boeing 777 and the Airbus A380 aircraft.

Although not mandatory, candidates are encouraged to complete an online application on the Emirates Group careers website before attending the open day on Saturday.

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Richard Jewsbury, Divisional Vice President UK for Emirates, said: “Our cabin crew are open-minded, helpful, friendly and service-oriented and that’s what we need from candidates in order to deliver Emirates’ award-winning onboard experience to customers. This open day is a great opportunity for people to get their career off to a flying start. Applicants just need to drop in to the Open Day with an up-to-date CV in English and a recent photograph.”

“Candidates will need to come prepared to spend the full day at the venue if required. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of timings for further assessments and interviews.”

He added: “It is an exciting time for us as Emirates continues to grow and we encourage interested applicants to attend and meet some of our cabin crew recruitment team who will be happy to answer any questions about the role and life in Dubai.”

The open day starts at 9am at Jury’s Inn, Oxford.

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