How to become a flight attendant and cabin crew in the Philippines? Do you dream to work at Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines or even to some international airline companies? This article will help you step the milestone you have dreaming of – to get hired and find the most amazing flight attendant jobs and cabin crew jobs available today.
Flight attendant and cabin crew jobs are one of the loveliest careers for Filipinos in the world today because it pays so well and do you just love those sexy stewardess outfits and uniforms? Heh! Who wouldn’t want to be flying and traveling for free everyday to different destinations…exploring South East Asia…London, Paris, Australia, or the USA. Girly pal, it’s an awesome profession indeed!
Perhaps you would enjoy traveling the Emirates once in while or dropping by to India, UAE and the Middle East. And let’s not forget, soaring up high passing the world’s beautiful beaches like the Caribbean. Your big time salary would surely make you smile but the pleasure of flying won’t amount the extraordinary happiness it brings.
Airline Companies Hiring Flight Attendants in the Philippines
I’ve listed the airline companies hiring FAs and cabin crews below with their official websites. Apply to all to have more chance of getting hired. After all there’s no harm in trying.
- Philippine Airlines or PAL
- Cebu Pacific
- Qatar Airways
- Saudi Arabian Airlines
- Japan Airlines
- Cathay Pacific
Requirements to become a flight attendant
Airline companies and flight attendant recruiters have different requirements for their FA and cabin crew applicants. However the lists below are the common qualifications of airline companies recruiting flight attendants in the Philippines.
- Has completed at least 2 years course in college
- Preferably single
- Preferably below 27 years old
- With very good communication skills in English both oral and written
- Be at least 5’3’’ in height and weight must be in proportion to their body
- With a well groomed-professional image
- Nice set of teeth, catchy smile 🙂
- With mature, positive attitude, flexibility and pleasing personality
Airline companies here usually schedule a grand recruitment for cabin crew and flight attendant applicants. On that day, the candidates bring CV/resume and wear a specific attire for the screening. Once they liked you, you will have to attend again another day for another interview and orientation.
Usually, recruiters offer flight attendant training course for the qualified candidates to prepare them to emergency situations, inflight services, swimming, and personality development. Qualified cabin crews are required to successfully complete pre-employment physical and practical examination.
Read my Interview with a Filipino Flight Attendant from Cebu Pacific Air in this page to know more about the experiences of applying, interviewing and training.
How much is the salary of flight attendant in the Philippines?
Salary ranges from P40,000 and above per month plus amazing perks and benefits. The compensation and benefits are one of the most rewarding stuff of being a flight attendant especially if the airline company is huge and well known.
Perks in the Philippines are of course different from that of those who work from international airline companies like Japan Airlines or Qatar Airways. I’ve listed the usual benefits and perks from the Flight Attendant and Cabin Crew Jobs Hiring in the Philippines.
Oh well what are you waiting for? Dare and soar higher. Be a flight attendant!