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Emirates Reviews

Updated 18 Feb 2020

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3.8
77%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
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Emirates Chairman and CEO Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
543 Ratings
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  • "homesick, missing time with family, long hours(in 48 reviews)

  • "very long working hours and night shift(in 48 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic job in an amazing enviroment"

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    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    Travel the world, gain professionality, earn good money

    Cons

    There are not cons in my opinion

    Emirates2019-11-13
  2. "I have worked there for 13 months"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Customer Service/Sales in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The job itself is quite interesting

    Cons

    Low paid High responsibility Incredibly busy No real opportunity for a ambitious career Shift system

    Emirates2020-01-21
  3. "Life"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Pilot 

    I have been working at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    Travelling High Pay Living in Dubai Meeting new people

    Cons

    Staying away from home for a long time

    Emirates2019-12-14
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Prestige and Integrity most important"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew 

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    Such a diverse collection of countries to visit, with a minimum of 24 hour layovers.

    Cons

    Insurance benefits have decreased from what I hear. Also smaller companies in different countries I was told also received a higher salary.

    Emirates2019-12-07
  5. "Pressure to sell"

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    Former Employee - Travel Sales Consultant in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Cheap stand bye flights, good training

    Cons

    Low salary, high staff turn over, emphasis on sales and statistics

    Emirates2020-01-07
  6. "great traveling exprience"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    great job for traveling

    Cons

    long hours, working often at night

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    Emirates2019-11-21
  7. "Business Class Cabin Crew"

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    Current Employee - Business Class Cabin Crew 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to travel, living in Dubai, tax free salary, lots of discounts.

    Cons

    Missing home, not always getting the time off you need, strict rules to be followed at all times.

    Emirates2019-11-07
  8. "."

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    Former Employee - Customer Service and Sales Agent in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People in general are great to work with. Discounted travel.

    Cons

    Salary is low, shifts are not great.

    Emirates2019-10-24
  9. "Finance"

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    Current Employee - Finance 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Finance is important information

    Cons

    Can cause stress not handle carefully

    Emirates2019-11-17
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Not easy"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Travel the world and well paid

    Cons

    Supervisors/ management will always win over employer. Give warnings out like no body’s business

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    Emirates2019-10-17

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