Etihad plans recruitment drive in Morocco
Abu Dhabi, March 31, 2014
UAE national airline Etihad Airways is set to launch its cabin crew recruitment drive in Morocco next week.
Talented hospitality professionals based in Morocco now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky, by joining Etihad Airways team, said a statement from the Abu Dhabi-based carrier.
The recruitment will take place in Casablanca on April 8. It will offer applicants the opportunity to meet Etihad Airways’ recruitment specialists who will provide comprehensive information about living in Abu Dhabi and the dynamics of working with guests at 30,000 feet.
Moroccan nationals, interested in attending the recruitment day and joining the airline’s award-winning team of cabin crew, food and beverage managers, and qualified inflight chefs, should register in advance online www.etihad.com/careers.
On selectiopn, the new cabin crew members will have to undergo a seven-week training program, conducted at Etihad Airways’ hitech training academy in Abu Dhabi.
Aubrey Tiedt, Etihad VP (Guest Services) said: "To support the rapid, dynamic expansion of Etihad Airways, we are delighted to host our recruitment drive in Morocco, a strategically important market for the airline."
"We hope to attract and recruit individuals who are incredibly passionate and dedicated to deliver remarkable hospitality," she stated.
“Our team hails from more than 110 nationalities and enjoy great career development opportunities commencing as a cabin crew, inflight chef or food and beverage manager and progressing to onboard leadership and management roles,” remarked Tiedt.
Nearly 400 Moroccan nationals currently work for Etihad Airways, including 243 cabin crew and five pilots, said the airline in its statement.
Staff enjoy many benefits including medical insurance and housing support, in addition to access to a wealth of world-class leisure, sports and entertainment activities, it added.
Etihad Airways launched its services between Abu Dhabi and Casablanca in June 2006 and now flies daily to the Moroccan capital.-TradeArabia News Service