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Etihad to recruit Irish staff next week.

24th March 2013 - 9:22pm

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will host a two day recruitment drive next week at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, with the hope of employing at least 50 people.


Tuesday 26 March will be an open day for any prospective Food and Beverage Managers and onboard Chefs to come and meet members of Etihad Airways’ recruitment team. Wednesday 27 March is an invite-only day for prospective Cabin Crew.


Aubrey Tiedt, Vice President Guest Services, said: “Etihad Airways has a growing Irish workforce based in locations across the company, especially in Guest Services and we always look forward to recruitment roadshows in Dublin because they attract such strong candidates.“This will be a great opportunity for qualified individuals that are interested in joining our Food and Beverage Manager and In-Flight Chef award-winning teams. They will be showcasing Etihad’s hospitality at 30,000 feet while enjoying all the excitement of a cabin crew lifestyle.


“In addition, being based in Abu Dhabi – the cosmopolitan and cultural capital of the United Arab   Emirates – they will have access to a wealth of leading entertainment and leisure activities that suite every taste. “Due to high demand, cabin crew candidates must apply online in advance and we will then conduct interviews on Wednesday 27 March.”


Etihad Airways launched its Dublin to Abu Dhabi flights in 2007 and today operates 10 flights a week into the UAE’s capital city.The Abu Dhabi Based airline currently employs more than 150 Irish staff company-wide which includes Dublin airport, its Dublin line maintenance operation, sales team, and at its Abu Dhabi headquarters and hub. More than 70 of those are employed in the Guest Services department.


The airline is looking for applicants to work in its award-winning Guest Services team in a number of roles including Cabin Crew, Food and Beverage Managers and In-flight Chefs.

Cabin Crew candidates are welcome to submit their CV to after which they will be contacted by a member of the recruitment team and called for interview on Wednesday 27 March.  Food and Beverage Managers and Chefs may also submit their CV or attend the Open Day on Tuesday 26 March. Registration is from 8am to 9am and interested parties should bring a copy of their CV and one passport photo.

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