easyJet Cabin Crew Requirements

Over the last 25 years easyJet has built Europe’s leading short-haul airline, flying over 1,100 routes between 35 countries.

Base:

easyJet has a large number of bases. Depending on your location and language skills, you may be based in London, Berlin, Rome or many other cities across Europe. However, if for example, you wish to be based in Berlin you need to speak English and German fluently.

Cabin Crew Requirements:

  • Over the age of 18
  • Height 5’2” (157.5 cm) to 6’3” (190cm) not wearing shoes
  • The continuing ability to fit into an aircraft jump seat harness with measurements of 106cm across the lap and 157cm from shoulder to waist.
  • Able to pass an EASA Cabin Crew medical
  • Fluent in verbal and written English
  • Fluency in the language of the country you are applying for – verbal and written
  • Ability to swim 25 metres unaided without stopping or touching the bottom or side of the pool, tread water and inflate a life jacket unaided.  Additionally, you will need to be able to climb into a survival raft from the water.
  • Have the right to live and work in the country you are applying for with unrestricted access across the UK, EEA and easyJet network
  • Live within 90 minutes of your chosen base
  • Confident in a customer-facing role, with 3 months’ experience in a relevant position
  • Have no visible tattoos or piercings (unless they can be discreetly covered)
  • Have your CV and passport ready

Additional Requirements for Experienced Cabin Crew

  • You must hold a valid UK/EU Cabin Crew Attestation
  • You must show evidence of previous airline employment: your last roster/training records/letter of employment from HR)

Salary:

The starting salary is around £10,000 and around £60 per day sector pay (all before tax).
You will also receive a 2.5% commission from sales on board your flight. In total, you will receive around £1100-£1200 during the winter months and £1400-£1600 in the summer months (all after tax). The difference is because you will be flying more during the summer months.
After a minimum of one year flying, promotion as a Cabin Manager is possible, which will mean a salary increase. (Information accurate as of 2020).

Benefits:

  • Local employment contracts
  • Free training
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Competitive salary with extra payments per flight
  • Commission on on-board sales
  • Annual leave
  • Catering provided while on duty
  • Discounted airline tickets and luggage plus access to standby flights
  • easyJet Plus membership with speedy boarding benefits
  • Discounts including food and drink, travel and car rental
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Contract:

Once you have completed your initial training course with easyJet you will most likely receive a fixed-term contract, which is temporary employment. However, sometimes depending on crew requirements they may offer permanent contracts, full time.

Due to easyJet only doing short-haul flights you (almost) always return back to your base.
Your roster is very flexible. This means, that you could be flying for 2 days, with one day off. Or you could also be flying for 6 days, with 3 days off afterwards. Per day, you will operate on 2 or 4 flights.

Company Facts:

CEO Johan Lundgren appointed in December 2017.

Founded: March 1995
Company slogan: Generation easyJet.
2019 Turnover: £6,385 million
Fleet Size: 330

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2 Comments

  1. Hi, I live in Spain , Costa Blanca. I speak English,German,Dutch and Spanish. Love working with people. I’m not the youngest ,but still full of energy and goals. I’m interested in cabin crew or ground work.
    Looking forward hearing from you.
    Stay safe and hopefully we will be able to spread our wings again! Thanking you in advance

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