Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew Requirements

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


Virgin Atlantic are based out of London Gatwick, London Heathrow and Manchester airport. The airline also operates flights from Glasgow and seasonal flights from Belfast.

Cabin Crew Requirements:

  • Be aged 18 years or above
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK
  • You must have a minimum of three GCSE or equivalent level passes
  • Have an arm reach of 210cm
  • Be able to brace with your feet flat on the floor whilst sitting in our jump seat
  • Have no live criminal convictions or cases pending
  • 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 a rigorous five to six-week training programme
  • Minimum of one year continuous face to face customer service experience


    Salaries range between £13,500-£18,000.

    Other Benefits

    • A flexible pension
    • Life assurance
    • Income Protection
    • Airshare – profit share
    • Private Medical Plan
    • Bike-4-Work
    • Childcare benefit
    • Travel Season Ticket Loan
    • Access to the Staff Store, Salon and Gym

    Company Facts:

    Richard Branson, Founder
    Craig Kreeger, CEO

    Founded: 1984
    2015 Turnover: £2,782 million
    Fleet Size: 40 (including the A330-300, A340-600 and Boeing 787-9, on order A380-800)

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    Hannah is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist specialising in recruitment, selection and assessment. This means she designs and assesses at selection days just like the ones airlines use.

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