15 May 2014 13:30
Italian nationals, with hospitality experience, now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky by joining Etihad Airways’ World Leading Cabin Crew.
Tiedt, Etihad Airways’ Vice President Guest Services,
said: “In Rome we will be inviting up to 200 of the strongest candidates who
meet our stringent criteria to attend the recruitment days.”
People interested in attending the recruitment day and joining the
airline’s award-winning team of cabin crew, food and beverage managers, and
qualified inflight chefs, should register in advance by visiting www.etihad.com/cabincrewrecruitment.
The recruitment day will take place in Rome on
Monday, 26 May. It will offer
applicants the opportunity to meet Etihad Airways’ recruitment specialists who
will provide comprehensive information about living in Abu Dhabi and the
dynamics of working with guests at 30,000 feet.
New cabin crew members undergo a
seven-week training program conducted at Etihad Airways’ state-of-the-art
Training Academy in Abu Dhabi.
“To support the rapid, dynamic
expansion of Etihad Airways, we are delighted to host our recruitment drive in
Italy, a key European market for the airline.
“We hope to attract and recruit
individuals who are incredibly passionate and dedicated to deliver remarkable
“Our team hails from more than 110
nationalities and enjoys great career development opportunities commencing
as cabin crew, inflight chefs or food and beverage managers; progressing to
onboard leadership and management roles,” Ms Tiedt said.
Nearly 207 Italian nationals currently
work for Etihad Airways, including 57 core staff, 62 cabin crew and 88 pilots.
Cabin crew are all based in the vibrant
and cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Staff enjoy many benefits including
medical insurance and housing support, in addition to access to a wealth of
world-class leisure, sports and entertainment activities.
Etihad Airways’ daily non-stop flights from Abu
Dhabi to Rome will start in July 2014. The airline currently offers flights to
Rome through its equity and codeshare partner airberlin, as well as codeshare
partners Alitalia and Air Malta.
Etihad Airways has received
a host of awards over the years reflecting its position as a world leading
airline including the prestigious titles of World’s Leading Airline, World’s
Leading First Class, and World’s Leading Airline Cabin Crew at the World Travel
Awards held in November 2013 in Doha, Qatar.