Aer Lingus Cabin Crew Requirements

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Aer Lingus is the flag carrying airline of Ireland and the second-largest airline in the country after budget airline Ryanair.

Founded by the Irish government, Aer Lingus was privatised between 2006 and 2015 and it is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Airlines Group.


‘Smart Flies Aer Lingus’


Dublin International Airport.

Main Hubs:

Cork, Shannon.

Aer Lingus Cabin Crew Requirements:

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Eligible to live and work in the Republic of Ireland without restriction
  • 12 months combined experience in a face to face customer service/sales role
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written. A second European language is desirable.
  • Hold a valid EEA passport allowing unrestricted worldwide travel
  • Strong communication and teamworking skills
  • No tattoos/piercing visible when in Aer Lingus uniform
  • Be between 5‘2″- 6‘2″ tall, with weight-height in proportion and able to pass a reach test
  • Physically fit to carry out manual handling tasks
  • Ability to arrive within 90 minutes from assigned base when on reserve duty
  • Able to swim 25m unaided
  • Previous cabin crew experience is desirable
  • Possession of an EASA Attestation of Initial Safety Training issued after April 2014 is desirable


Starting salary is around €1,900 – €2,000 per month..

Other Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Shopping discounts in Dublin Airport
  • Staff discounts on travel and hotels
  • Security of working for a financially stable airline
  • Post employment training and development opportunities

Most Common Recruitment Methods:

Video Interview, Face to Face Interview.

Company Facts:

Founders: The government of the Republic of Ireland (ROI)
CEO: Sean Doyle
Founded: 1936
Frequent Flyer Programme: Aer Club
2018 Turnover: €2.2 Billion
Fleet Size: 59

Company Mission/Objectives:

‘To deliver our vision of ‘Connecting Ireland to the World’.’

Alliances and Partnerships:

  • Oneworld

Facts about Aer lingus…

Recent research places Aer Lingus at number 5 in poll of the most family friendly airlines.

Skytrax World Airline Awards rated Aer Lingus 4-stars, making them the first (and only!) Irish airline to receive such a prestigious rating.

Aer Lingus currently flies to 14 North American destinations.


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