Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew Requirements

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Virgin Atlantic is a major British success story. From the first leased jumbo to the UK’s second largest long haul airline, they’ve come a long way.


Virgin Atlantic bases are London Heathrow and Manchester airports. The airline also operates flights from Edinburgh and Belfast.


Cabin Crew Requirements:

  • Be aged 18 years or above
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK
  • You have no live or unspent criminal convictions or cases pending
  • You must have a minimum of three GCSE (A-C) or equivalent level passes
  • Have a reach of 210cm
  • Be able to brace with your feet flat on the floor whilst sitting in jump seat (45cm from the floor with no shoes)
  • Be fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Be able to swim 25 metres unaided and tread water whilst putting on and manually inflating a life jacket
  • Be committed to undertaking an intensive 5-week training programme
  • You must have a minimum of six months of customer service experience at the time of application


Starting salary of approximately £19,266. Plus trip pay, onboard commission, and other allowances once you start flying

Other Benefits

  • Industry-leading staff travel benefits for you and your loved ones, with up to seven flights a year to any of Virgin Atlantic’s destinations
  • Ongoing coaching and development throughout your career with your dedicated Crew Performance Manager
  • Generous contributory pension scheme and life assurance
  • Self-funded private medical insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits – catalogue of optional salary sacrifice benefits such as travel and dental insurance, Gym memberships and Healthcare cash plan
  • Dr @ Hand – Access to online digital GP
  • Access to a range of discounted products and services via Virgin Family & AON Plus

Company Facts:

Richard Branson, Founder
Shai Weiss, CEO

Founded: 1984
2022 Turnover: £2.9 billion
Fleet Size: 40 (including the A330-300, A340-600 and Boeing 787-9)

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    1. No there is no upper age limit, you just need to be physically fit/ able to do role and meet the requirements above.

    1. Yes, if you have the right to live and work in the country you will be based you can certainly apply!

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