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Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby queenie-me » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 12:02 am

Singapore Airline Requirements:
•Females who are at least 1.58m; Males who are at least 1.65m in height
•Degree/ Diploma
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•At least 2 GCE ‘A’-level credits and 2 ‘O’-level credits including General Paper in the GCE ‘A’-level examination
OR
At least 5 GCE ‘O’-level credits including English and working experience
•Completed, are exempted from, or are not liable for National Service. Those in the process of completing NS may also apply.
Preference will be given to candidates who are able to speak foreign languages or are experienced in customer service.

Silkair Requirements:

•Minimum height of 1.58cm
•Minimum of 3 GCE 'O' Level or 4 GCE 'N' Level credits including English.
•Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents preferred.

Emirates Airline Requirements:
To qualify for this opportunity, you will need to meet the following criteria:
•Minimum age 21 years at the time of application.
•Minimum arm reach of 212 cms (on tip toes), which will enable you to reach emergency equipment on all aircraft types.
•Educated to at least high school standard.
•Medically fit to meet aircrew requirements.
•Fluent in written and spoken English (fluency in another language is an asset).
•Previous experience in the service/hospitality industry is an advantage.

Qatar Airways Requirements:
•Minimum age of 20 years
•Minimum arm reach of 212cms (on tip toes)
•Minimum high school education/ O levels, with fluency in written and spoken English (ability to speak another language is an asset)
•An excellent level of health and fitness
•A willingness to relocate to Doha, Qatar
•Ideally, having an outgoing personality with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment is an advantage.

Etihad Airways Requirements:
• Minimum age 20 years
• Weight proportionate to height
• Educated to a minimum level of accredited secondary education or equivalent.
• Must have a high standard of English; verbal, written and comprehension. Fluency in another language is an advantage.
• Medically fit to meet regulatory requirements.
•Ability to swim at least 25m unaided in open water, without a flotation device

Jet Airways Requirements:
Experienced Cabin Crew (Male/Female) with minimum one year of flying experience with a leading international carrier.

Tiger Airways Requirements:
•Minimum height of 1.58m
•Minimum age of 18 years
•Minimum four N-levels with good command of written and spoken English
•Ability to speak second language an advantage
•Good communication and sales skills
•Medically fit to meet aircrew requirements
•Able to swim a minimum of 50m unaided

Jetstar Airways Requirements:
•At least 2 years of experience in customer service preferably from the hospitality, retail or food & beverage industries.
•Minimum N or O-Level
•You will need to have excellent communication skills with a strong command of the English language. Ability to speak one other Asian language will be highly regarded.

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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby queenie-me » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 12:19 am

Okie. Time to be realistic on aviation life or in fact in the working life.
Try not to be naive about requirements. When you have to meet a certain standard you have too.

Above is stated all requirements for almost all airlines that are having recruitment in Singapore. I purposely post it big and huge for all to see is because of these reasons:
1. People keep on asking the same question. "What's the requirement?" - remember the phrase?
2. Just simply want to highlight on how important it is to meet such requirements.

For example:
Singapore Airlines.
If you only have N level with Ite or Diploma cert - Please consider yourself for other airlines. Unless you are from Silkair with N' level cert and was being transfered. I have seen people who just go (cause basically they listened to someone saying that it's ok.) and was dissappointed by rejection. - The feeling isnt good at all. Especially if there's people hearing your conversation.

Emirates, Qatar and Etihad Airlines
If you can't hit the line, you can't be in the interview. No point asking the interviewers, "PLEASE".
If you missed by a few inches,
One tip: Practice stretching at home. It works!

Jet Airways and Jetstar:
If you need to have experience means you need to have experience.
No point wasting every bit of your effort and time.
One tip: Try for the beginning first then work your way up - Like I did

Different airlines have different criteria in picking their candidates. So, doesn't mean you don't make it to this airline, you wouldn't make it to another. Keep your hopes high - but not too high. And always keep a look out for other airlines opening. Go for it and do your very best.
Remember to read another advice thread. :wink:

Once again, Good Luck and Congratulation!

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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby singaporegrrl » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 12:29 am

queenie-me wrote:For example:
Singapore Airlines.
If you only have N level with Ite or Diploma cert - Please consider yourself for other airlines. Unless you are from Silkair with N' level cert and was being transfered. I have seen people who just go (cause basically they listened to someone saying that it's ok.) and was dissappointed by rejection. - The feeling isnt good at all. Especially if there's people hearing your conversation.


To add to this, I have seen other people going through all rounds of interviews and got rejected right after management round simply because they don't meet the qualification requirement.

You may have relatives or friends who are working with the airlines that they "heard" people with lower qualification getting the job.

Well one thing's for sure, even cabin crew don't know whether what they are hearing everyday are fact or just rumors. We don't even know why our friends who are still trying couldn't make it even after the 1st round although we have the experience and gave them tips on everything we know.

It's true that there are N Level holders getting into SQ BUT let me tell you, they were transferred from Silkair. It's possible to apply for transfer after 3 years of service with Silkair.
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby yingying2888 » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:01 am

singaporegrrl wrote:
queenie-me wrote:For example:
Singapore Airlines.
If you only have N level with Ite or Diploma cert - Please consider yourself for other airlines. Unless you are from Silkair with N' level cert and was being transfered. I have seen people who just go (cause basically they listened to someone saying that it's ok.) and was dissappointed by rejection. - The feeling isnt good at all. Especially if there's people hearing your conversation.


To add to this, I have seen other people going through all rounds of interviews and got rejected right after management round simply because they don't meet the qualification requirement.

You may have relatives or friends who are working with the airlines that they "heard" people with lower qualification getting the job.

Well one thing's for sure, even cabin crew don't know whether what they are hearing everyday are fact or just rumors. We don't even know why our friends who are still trying couldn't make it even after the 1st round although we have the experience and gave them tips on everything we know.

It's true that there are N Level holders getting into SQ BUT let me tell you, they were transferred from Silkair. It's possible to apply for transfer after 3 years of service with Silkair.


but diploma isnt the same level to o and n or ite cert ma.. think its more or less like degree.. and the pay for diploma holders is supposedly a few hundreds higher than o,n and ite cert..
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby singaporegrrl » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:16 am

yingying2888 wrote:but diploma isnt the same level to o and n or ite cert ma.. think its more or less like degree.. and the pay for diploma holders is supposedly a few hundreds higher than o,n and ite cert..


The painful truth, in this job, you are paid the same whether you have higher qualification or not.
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby yingying2888 » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:19 am

singaporegrrl wrote:
yingying2888 wrote:but diploma isnt the same level to o and n or ite cert ma.. think its more or less like degree.. and the pay for diploma holders is supposedly a few hundreds higher than o,n and ite cert..


The painful truth, in this job, you are paid the same whether you have higher qualification or not.


yea.. maybe.. but from what i know degree pays $150 more than dip n o's during training.. if not wrong it will vary too, once training or probation is over..
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby singaporegrrl » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:28 am

yingying2888 wrote:yea.. maybe.. but from what i know degree pays $150 more than dip n o's during training.. if not wrong it will vary too, once training or probation is over..


My mistake in my interpretation. There IS a higher basic pay by $100-$200 (need to check the exact amount) for degree holders. For diploma and lower, they all have the same basic pay. Once again, I do apologize.
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby yingying2888 » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:30 am

singaporegrrl wrote:
yingying2888 wrote:yea.. maybe.. but from what i know degree pays $150 more than dip n o's during training.. if not wrong it will vary too, once training or probation is over..


My mistake in my interpretation. There IS a higher basic pay by $100-$200 (need to check the exact amount) for degree holders. For diploma and lower, they all have the same basic pay. Once again, I do apologize.


its okay.. it came as a surprise to know that they will actually find o level n even diploma holders dont fit their qualifications in their interviews.. then maybe next time cabin crew members must have a minimum bachelor's degree to fly.. haha..
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby singaporegrrl » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:35 am

yingying2888 wrote:its okay.. it came as a surprise to know that they will actually find o level n even diploma holders dont fit their qualifications in their interviews.. then maybe next time cabin crew members must have a minimum bachelor's degree to fly.. haha..


Hmm kinda ironic coz what they learn during their years of diploma and undergrad studies does not relate to the cabin crew job, unless they studied more on tourism, hospitality, or the likes. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby yingying2888 » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:41 am

singaporegrrl wrote:
yingying2888 wrote:its okay.. it came as a surprise to know that they will actually find o level n even diploma holders dont fit their qualifications in their interviews.. then maybe next time cabin crew members must have a minimum bachelor's degree to fly.. haha..


Hmm kinda ironic coz what they learn during their years of diploma and undergrad studies does not relate to the cabin crew job, unless they studied more on tourism, hospitality, or the likes. Correct me if I'm wrong.


yea. true.. but i guess the main thing they're concerned about is the language la.. and for many jobs apart from cabin crew, 5 o credits is the minimum.. are you in silkair now, may i ask?
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby singaporegrrl » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:42 am

yingying2888 wrote: are you in silkair now, may i ask?


Used to.
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby yingying2888 » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:47 am

singaporegrrl wrote:
yingying2888 wrote: are you in silkair now, may i ask?


Used to.


i see.. thanks.. =)
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Re: Airline Requirements for Flight Attendant - By Queenie

Postby queenie-me » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 1:44 pm

yingying2888 wrote:
singaporegrrl wrote:
yingying2888 wrote:yea.. maybe.. but from what i know degree pays $150 more than dip n o's during training.. if not wrong it will vary too, once training or probation is over..


My mistake in my interpretation. There IS a higher basic pay by $100-$200 (need to check the exact amount) for degree holders. For diploma and lower, they all have the same basic pay. Once again, I do apologize.


its okay.. it came as a surprise to know that they will actually find o level n even diploma holders dont fit their qualifications in their interviews.. then maybe next time cabin crew members must have a minimum bachelor's degree to fly.. haha..


Sometimes you might never know. hehe... :lol:

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Re: english

Postby jol » Sat, 26 Jan 2008 10:26 pm

hi everyone,

can some one please enlighten me? im currently a dip holder, but my "o" english is graded D7, so am i still qualify for the flight attendant post? will my diploma override my Os result? i tried for 8 attemps, i been thorugh 1,2,3rd rounds, but wasnt rejected when im Q-ing for my group.

and does SQ only accept degrees frm local uni?
how about uni like PSB academy? do they still recongised the degree certs?

thank you,
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Re: english

Postby rinnuwatanabe » Sat, 26 Jan 2008 11:53 pm

jol wrote:hi everyone,

can some one please enlighten me? im currently a dip holder, but my "o" english is graded D7, so am i still qualify for the flight attendant post? will my diploma override my Os result? i tried for 8 attemps, i been thorugh 1,2,3rd rounds, but wasnt rejected when im Q-ing for my group.

and does SQ only accept degrees frm local uni?
how about uni like PSB academy? do they still recongised the degree certs?

thank you,
jol


As for my knowledge if u already had 5 O levels will do.... It doesn't stated there that for local S'porean need to have B4 in English what________read it again the statement given

At least 5 GCE ‘O’-level credits including English and working experience
For Malaysian qualifications at SPM level, at least 5 credits including a minimum grade of B4 in English and working experience is required

about the requirement wise:

Degree/ Diploma it didnt stated anything else there

so just give it a try __________ no harm trying

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