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  • Is health care provided?

    Emirates provides all Cabin Crew with a comprehensive package for medical and dental services at the designated Emirates Clinics.

  • What is the pay structure/allowance?

    Your pay is made up of three components: a fixed basic salary, an hourly pay for operated flights and an overseas allowance.
    Pay Scale for Grade II (entry level):
    Basic monthly salary, tax free in the UAE - AED4,220 (1 US$=approx AED 3.673).
    Flying pay on an hourly basis - AED57 paid between chocks off and chocks on. Flying pay is paid in the month following accrual.
    Meal allowances are paid in the currency of the country in which a night stop is made. The company provides free transport to and from the airport and hotel accommodation.

  • When may I apply for concessional travel?

    Rebate travel concessions apply after six months’ service. An unlimited number of ID90 subload tickets and ID50 firm tickets on Emirates only are available for yourself. Limited concessionary travel facilities are available for immediate family members.

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Cabin Crew

Cabin Crew Benefits


People are our most important resource. We realise that it's our employees that make us what we are today, who represent the Emirates brand in everything they do. As the 'face of Emirates', your job satisfaction and overall happiness is our priority. In line with this goal, we offer you a wide range of benefits.

Please note that this is merely indicative; the range and level of Emirates Cabin Crew benefits offered depends on your role. Should you be successfully shortlisted, your Recruitment Specialist can provide further details. 

  • Cash Benefits

    The following benefits are applicable to all Staff:

    Competitive Tax-Free Basic Salary
    This is your fixed monthly cash payment related to your position and based on the knowledge and competencies you bring to the role. Salaries are benchmarked for all Cabin Crew employees against relevant industries and are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure they remain competitive. 



    Emirates provided shared Cabin Crew accommodation with your own bedroom.


    Emirates provided Transportation to and from the airport.

    The eligibility of the following Emirates Cabin Crew benefits is dependent upon the role and/or applicant’s unique personal circumstances:

    Profit Share Scheme
    The Company operates a profit-share scheme based upon the profit of the Company for the financial year.  A qualifying period is applicable.

    Exchange Rate Protection Scheme
    50% of Basic Salary is protected against adverse exchange rate fluctuations between the UAE Dirham and your currency classification. This is not applicable to currency classifications that are pegged against the USD.


    Professional Specialist Allowances
    There may be additional allowances payable in order to recognise the speciality of the role undertaken.

  • Non-cash Elements

    The following benefits are applicable to all Emirates Cabin Crew


    Annual Leave
    Minimum of 30 calendar days per annum. Leave increases above 30 calendar days is dependent on the seniority of the position.


    End of Service Gratuity
    In accordance with UAE Labour Law, on leaving the company you will be provided with an end of service (gratuity) payment calculated as 21 days basic salary per annum for the first 5 years of service and then 30 days basic salary per annum for each year of service beyond 5 years of service. 

    The eligibility of the following benefits is dependent upon the role and/or applicant’s unique personal circumstances:


    Leave Tickets
    Free annual leave tickets are provided to approved leave destinations for the employee and their eligible dependants, subject to Company policy.


    Education Support Allowance
    Financial support towards the payment of core tuition fees is provided to staff in more senior positions.  It is intended as a contribution towards the overall expenses the employee may incur for their children’s education.


    Personal Life and Accident Insurance/Workmen’s Compensation Insurance.


    Medical and Dental 
    Medical and Dental Provision/Government Health Card.


    Government Pension Scheme
    Eligible UAE National and GCC citizens are enrolled into their respective Government Pension Scheme, with employee and Company contributions payable.


    Provident Fund
    On leaving the Company an employee is entitled to an End of Service Gratuity or Provident Scheme payment, whichever is higher. The Provident Scheme is a long-term savings arrangement provided to more senior positions and is designed to help plan for retirement. The company contributes 12% of basic salary, while you are required to contribute 5% of your basic salary.

  • Additional Priviledges

    A range of concessional ticket options are available for staff and their eligible dependants, giving you the opportunity to travel the world. Some elements of concessionary travel are available immediately upon joining, but eligibility for others are subject to completion of a probationary period.

    Emirates Card
    By virtue of being an Emirates Group employee you can avail of attractive discounts at over 100 dining, retail, hotel and leisure outlets in Dubai and the UAE. You can also upgrade to the Emirates Platinum Card and avail over 300 additional discounts and benefits and club memberships.