Lufthansa Cabin Crew Requirements

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The German airline Lufthansa is one of the five founding members of Star alliance, formed in 1997. This is the world’s largest airline alliance.

Flying worldwide with their main hub based in Frankfurt, the airline was awarded the Skytrax 5 Star certification in 2017 – making them the first airline in Europe to receive this certification.


‘Say Yes to the World’


Lufthansa Aviation Centre, Frankfurt.

Main Hubs:

Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, Dusseldorf and Zurich.

Cabin Crew Requirements:

  • Good swimming skills
  • Be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum height of 160cm
  • Have A-level education or equivalent, or flying/food service experience
  • Fluent in English, German language skills would be an advantage
  • Visual acuity of +/_ 5 dioptres
  • Live within a 90-minute commute of your home base
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Be energetic, resourceful, resilient and enthusiastic
  • Have a strong work and teamwork ethic
  • Be of well-groomed appearance


Starting salary is €23,800 base, plus expenses.

Other Benefits

  • Commission on on-board sales
  • Permanent contract
  • Staff discounts on travel and hotels
  • Security of working for a financially stable airline
  • Post employment training and development opportunities

Most Common Recruitment Methods:

Open Day, Assessment Day, Telephone Interview, Face to Face Interview.

Company Facts:

Founders: Deutsche Lufthansa A.G.
CEO: Carsten Sphor
Founded: 1926
Frequent Flyer Programme: Miles & More
2017 Turnover: 35,576 Million
Fleet Size: 285, with a further 183 aircraft on order

Company Mission/Objectives:

‘To be the first choice for shareholders, customers, employees and partners in the aviation sector and to continue shaping the global aviation market as a key player in the future.’

Alliances and Partnerships:

  • Founding member of the Star Alliance
  • A++ Joint Venture with Air Canada and United Airlines
  • J+ Joint Venture with ANA (All Nippon Airways) Japan
  • Commercial Europe Joint Venture with Singapore Airlines

Facts about Lufthansa…

Lufthansa’s main base was originally planned for Berlin, but due to the political situation the airline was not allowed to fly to either part of Berlin until 1989.

The first woman to fly for an airline, German born Marga von Etzdorf, worked as a co-pilot for Lufthansa in 1928.

Currently, Lufthansa rank second highest in the world for the number of female pilots they employ.


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  1. Hello, I am a cabin crew in an airline in the middleeast and I would like to join Lufthansa but I don’t speak German yet ….. how and where can I apply ?!

  2. If I have no cabin crew experience but a 5 year experience in the cursing industry would I still be eligible for the position.

  3. Hello, I have undergone cabin crew training with a major airline company. I would like to apply for Lufthansa airline but I live in Kenya.i don’t speak German but very fluent in English . Any advise? Please

  4. Hi i am kunal from Mumbai India and it’s my dream to become a cabin crew for Lufthansa airlines could you help me in this please like what are the steps and how to apply

  5. What if the person meets all the requirements but failed math and passed English with a good grade and also passed her B1 Deutschkurs?

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