Our Commitment to the Nation

Like the United Arab Emirates and its capital Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways has come a long way in a short time.

Our goal is a simple one to be the World’s Best Airline. To be the best means attracting the best people – committed individuals who share our vision, drive and determination for excellence.

UAE Nationals have a critical part to play in this, bringing alive the heritage, respect and hospitality or which the country is rightly known. Only through fully utilizing the unique skills, perspective and experiences of the UAE’s dynamic workforce will we reach our full potential.

If you have what it takes, we want to hear from you. Join us on our journey and together we will make Etihad Airways the best airline in the world.

Be our Ambassadors

Etihad Airways is hiring young, cosmopolitan, ambitious and career-driven Emiratis who want to represent their country in an exciting global company.

We are looking for people who can travel to any part of our network and help grow our business in one of a number of diverse roles. We’re not simply hiring employees, we need ambassadors.

We are looking for patriots that are as passionate about Abu Dhabi as we are, that understand our nation’s unique place on the global stage – and most importantly, knows how to keep us there.

While our programme seeks to recruit Emiratis to work in all areas of the company, it also features individual schemes specifically dedicated to commercial, operational and administrative roles. But whatever your interests or career needs, we have a range of jobs open to you.

With Etihad, you’ll gain unrivalled global experience while enhancing the prestige of Abu Dhabi as the centre of hospitality between East and West. With your help, we can position Etihad as the global leader in premium travel, and in return we’ll provide dynamic roles with excellent opportunities for career progression. We wish you every success in your career and look forward to welcoming you on board.

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As an employee of Etihad:


We recognize talent in all forms, and therefore we focus on holding regular performance reviews which ensure that your hard work, commitment and developing expertise is acknowledged.


We challenge our employees to excel but in return you can expect to be well rewarded.


Enjoy World-Class Benefits

  • Rewarding performance-based pay scheme
  • Well-structured and promising career growth plan
  • Unique jobs located in any of over 94 Etihad outstations worldwide
  • Work experience in a fast growing and highly dynamic environment
  • Housing allowance on par with industry standards
  • Comprehensive international health insurance coverage
  • Education allowance for your children
  • Discounted tickets for you and your family on Etihad Airways and partner airlines
  • Discounts in a variety of local and international hotels and restaurants

Our Recruitment Process

There are several steps to our recruitment process. To ensure that you stand the best chance of success we ask that you follow each step carefully:

Step 1 – Browse our opportunities today and submit your online application – remember to fill in your details carefully, every part must be complete to be eligible for consideration.

Step 2 – A member of our recruitment team will then assess your application against the qualifications required and invite you for an initial telephone interview or an interview in person.

Step 3 – If you are successful, you will be invited to attend a final assessment day with group exercises, individual presentations and final interviews depending on the nature of the job/programme you are applying for.

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