In the upcoming year which starts from April 1, 2012, around 4500 staffs are to be recruited by Dubai-based Emirates airline, the Arab world’s largest carrier, for filling up a wide range of vacancies. The recruitment process will be carried out across all continents, Said Alison ward, vice-president of recruitment at emirates, to emirates 24I7.
In addition to 570 pilots recruited last year, nearly 450 pilots, 4000 cabin crew and hundreds of operational staffs will be hired in the next fiscal year, he confirmed.
By far, a large number of cabin crew staffs have been recruited by the Emirates airline in Chicago, Houston, Washington DC, Miami, Los Angeles and other states of USA. An open day recruitment drive will be holding up in Seattle in the month of March. Besides, the upcoming months will have more recruitment drives going on in the states of Atlanta and New York.
Staffs for pilots, cabin crew and engineering jobs are hired by the airline on a monthly basis throughout a year. Aspirants looking for other positions such as IT and airport operations or any other vacancy with Emirates or Dnata can have useful information online at the official websites of these airlines regarding recruitment process and positions. Mostly open days are held by the airline as it will soon be coming up with more number of vacancies for airport operations, engineering roles, cabin crew and IT in the upcoming year in UAE.
Besides conducting operational roles for Emirati high school graduates for various operational roles, the airline has successfully conducted open days for cabin crew staffs for the new Concourse 3 at Dubai International Airport. The growth rate of Emirates has touched new high as it receives additional aircrafts every year with nearly 35 new aircrafts added this year itself.
With 162 aircrafts, around 30 million passengers of 122 cities across the world availed the service of this airline in last fiscal year which led the profit margin crossing Dh5.46 ($1.49 billion) to march 31, in the year 2011. With $ 55 billion order coming its way, Emirates has decided to add 2-4 aircrafts every month (Boeing and Airbus) and one A380 on monthly basis.
However, in order to keep the safety and standards of the airline at par, it has been decided to hire qualified and experienced candidates, especially for the recruitment of captain roles.