Etihad to Host Recruitment Drive in Brazil

Etihad A330Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is set to host a major recruitment drive in Brazil, following the launch of its Sao Paulo – Abu Dhabi services.
The airline says specialists from its recruitment team will be in Sao Paulo on Wednesday July 10 looking to employ: “hundreds of Brazilian men and women” to join its ranks in Abu Dhabi as members of its cabin crew team including Diamond First Class In-Flight chefs and Pearl Business Class Food and Beverage Managers.
Details of the recruitment campaign were unveiled by James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, at a media conference in Sao Paulo to celebrate the launch of the airline’s new Brazil – UAE flights.
Mr Hogan said:“Etihad Airways is renowned as a leading global employer and we are looking for talented Brazilians to join our multinational and multicultural team.
“As a member of Etihad Airways’ Guest Services division, cabin crew members benefit from extensive training and development, with tremendous career opportunities and new life experiences in the UAE.
“Etihad Airways is a world class company and we are proud to have a world class workforce and the addition of Sao Paulo means that we seek greater numbers of Brazilians to join the Etihad family.
“Our focus is always on our guest.  This means we are looking for people who will proudly represent Brazil, and act as ambassadors for our brand to deliver exceptional service at all times, no matter the challenge.
The recruitment day in Sao Paulo on Wednesday July 10 will be by invitation only.
The airline says any applicants interested in attending the day, and joining Etihad Airways, should register in advance by visiting or emailing
New cabin crew members undergo a six week training programme in Abu Dhabi, which includes all aspects of cabin safety and service delivery.