EMIRATES bosses are holding a recruitment open day in Glasgow as they look for talented cabin crew.

The top airline is looking for both women and men to fill new positions which have been created due to the continued growth of the airline, including the recent addition of new Glasgow routes on the Emirates network as well as additional aircraft.

Those successful will be offered an enviable employment package, including a tax-free income, free accommodation in Dubai, free transport to and from work, medical and dental cover as well as exclusive discounts on shopping and leisure activities in Dubai.

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It also offers attractive concessional travel benefits for staff and their families and friends.

There are a number of criteria that need to be filled in order to be considered. These include that applicants are at least 21 years of age at the time of joining and have an arm reach of 212cm when standing on tiptoes.

Although not mandatory, candidates are encouraged to complete an online application on the Emirates Group careers website prior to attending the open day.

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Richard Jewsbury, divisional vice president UK for Emirates, spoke about what the airline is looking for from interested applicants.

He said: “Our cabin crew are open-minded, helpful, friendly and service-oriented and that’s what we need from candidates in order to deliver Emirates’ award-winning onboard experience to customers.

“This open day is a great opportunity for Glaswegians to get their career off to a flying start.

“Applicants just need to drop in to the open day with an up-to-date CV in English and a recent photograph.”

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He added: “Candidates will need to come prepared to spend the full day at the venue if required.

“Shortlisted candidates will be informed of timings for further assessments and interviews.”

Further information about the requirements for the selection process, as well as cabin crew starting salary and benefits, can be found at: emiratesgroupcareers.com/cabin-crew.

The Glasgow cabin crew recruitment open day takes place on Sunday (February 3) at 8am sharp at the Crowne Plaza, Congress Road, G3 8QT.