SWISS Cabin Crew Requirements

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SWISS are the flag carrying airline of of Switzerland, and a subsidiary of German flag carriers Lufthansa, operating scheduled services within Europe and to North America, South America, Africa and Asia.

With their hub in Zurich SWISS are members of the Star Alliance and part of of Lufthansa‘s frequent flyer program


‘Made of Switzerland’


Zurich International Airport.

Main Hubs:

Zurich and Geneva.

Cabin Crew Requirements:

  • Good swimming skills
  • Be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum height of 158cm
  • Healthy BMI
  • Have A-level education or equivalent
  • Fluent in English and French, or English and German, depending on base applied for.
  • Italian or Spanish language skills are an advantage
  • Excellent health and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Be energetic, resourceful, resilient and enthusiastic
  • Have a strong work and teamwork ethic
  • Be of well-groomed appearance
  • Have an awareness of Swiss culture and manners
  • Willing to relocate for work


Starting salary is around €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 DayAssessment Day, Face to Face Interview.

Company Facts:

Founders: Swiss International Airlines A.G.
CEO: Thomas Klühr
Founded: 2002
Frequent Flyer Programme: Miles & More
2018 Turnover: £645.9 Million
Fleet Size: 89, with a further 28 aircraft on order

Company Mission/Objectives:

‘Our strength lies in the exceptional service we offer on a person-to-person basis, this is what makes each flight a true air travel experience, worldwide. .’

Alliances and Partnerships:

  • Member of the Star Alliance
  • Extensive codeshare agreements with European and international airline
  • Edelweiss Air is a subsidiary of the airline

Facts about SWISS…

After almost a year of dispute SWISS was accepted into the Oneworld Airline Alliance, after having been blocked by British Airways  (who compete with SWISS on many routes). SWISS then announced its decision not to join Oneworld because they didn’t want to integrate their current frequent flyer program into the BA Executive Club.

Swiss chocolate is provided to passengers prior to landing on most flights!

In August 2011 SWISS introduced a new company logo resembling the the logo of the defunct airline Swissair.


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