11 Nov 2023

Emirates is Hiring Cabin Crew in Ireland

Emirates is Hiring Cabin Crew in Ireland – with Tax-Free Salaries and Free Accommodation

Fancy travelling the world, living rent-free, and enjoy a tax-free salary by working high in the sky at 38,000 feet.

Emirates is launching a new recruitment campaign in Ireland, aiming to expand its team post-pandemic.

With an existing crew of about 200 from Ireland, the Dubai-based airline is organizing open days in Cork, Dublin, and Galway. As the airline gears up for growth, it's searching for candidates who meet specific requirements, including a minimum height of 160cm (5ft 3”), the ability to swim, and at least one year of customer service experience.

In contrast to the ongoing hiring efforts by other airlines, Emirates offers enticing perks, particularly beneficial for those facing housing and living cost challenges in Ireland. Notably, salaries are tax-free, averaging around AED10,388 (€2,635) per month or approximately €31,620 annually.

Additionally, successful recruits receive a rent-free personal room in a Dubai apartment.

This comprehensive package makes Emirates an appealing choice for individuals seeking not only a career in aviation but also a unique lifestyle experience.

Who we are looking for:

To be considered for Emirates cabin crew you’ll need to be:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English (additional languages are an advantage)
  • A natural team player with a personality that shines
  • At least 160cm tall and able to reach 212cm high
  • Able to meet the UAE’s employment visa requirements

And have:

  • At least 1 year of hospitality or customer service experience
  • A minimum of high school (Grade 12) education
  • No visible tattoos while in Emirates cabin crew uniform

Upcoming recruitment events in Ireland:

We’re travelling around the world to find the best candidates for our cabin crew team. Don’t see your city? Apply online and we’ll inform you when we are visiting nearby.

Open day

Walk into any of our Open Days happening all over the world. You don’t have to submit your application before you attend. Candidates are advised to read the requirements and arrive at the Open Day venue by the start time to register.

  • November 27: The Hilton, Charlemont Place, Dublin
  • November 29: The Maldron Sandy Road, Galway
  • December 16: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
  • December 18: The Maldron Sandy Road, Galway
  • December 20: The Metropole Hotel, Cork 

Cabin crew training process

Our new recruits undergo an intense seven and a half weeks of training in the highest standards of safety and service delivery in our state-of-the-art facility in Dubai. Learn more about the training journey.


Induction Experience Duration: 

As a new joiner we welcome you to your new home, Dubai and the Emirates Group. We assist you in setting yourself up for success, all joining formalities and offer support throughout your entire learning journey.


Safety and Emergency (SEP) Duration: 

Safety is one of our top priorities, and your training will provide you with the skills and knowledge to ensure you, our customers and the aircraft stay safe. SEP covers aircraft equipment, fire-fighting, in-flight emergencies and evacuation procedures.


Group Medical Training (GMT) Duration: 

We at Emirates believe in being prepared for any situation. Your training will equip you with the skills to confidently manage any emergency, including CPR, attending to bleeding, burns, emergency childbirth and a variety of medical conditions.


Security Training Duration: 

We don’t compromise on security, that’s why your training includes the correct procedures, techniques and skills to prevent and manage unruly behaviour, hijacking, sabotage and personal security, as well as implement security measures on board.


Emirates Hospitality Experience Duration: 

Hospitality is our passion at Emirates, during your training, you’ll learn to create signature moments with excellence, enthusiasm, and attentiveness. And at the end of the two days, you’ll be ready to deliver Emirates Hospitality with finesse.


Uniform Learning Experience Duration: 

You’re in the final stretch of training and it’s time for you to learn how to wear the iconic cabin crew uniform and represent Emirates. Your training will include all the details required to keep you looking immaculate and lead a healthy lifestyle.


Service Learning Experience Duration: 

The quality of our inflight service is what sets us apart from all other airlines. You’ll learn all about the Emirates signature service at state-of-the-art facilities that simulate what it’s like to work on board our A380 and B777 aircraft.

Pay and Benefits

Travelling becomes more than part of your job, it becomes your lifestyle; and our concessional travel tickets make it easier to explore new cities outside of your layovers. That’s just one of the incredible rewards we offer you

Grow your career at Emirates

From providing the best customer experience in Economy Class to managing and leading the whole team as purser, your career progresses as you grow in knowledge, skills and confidence.

Ready to join?

Take the first step to an exciting and rewarding career with Emirates CLICK HERE

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