Flight Attendant Jobs, Cabin Crew Jobs Hiring in the Philippines and Salaries
The best flight attendant and cabin crew jobs in the Philippines are in this hub. I’ve listed the best airline companies hiring flight attendants, too. It's 2014, it's about time to fly and soar higher...
Being a flight attendant, cabin crew and stewardess is a very rewarding career because of the higher pay and higher status attached with it. Look at that gorgeous uniform, how lovely would that be! Perhaps, the feeling of it is as uplifting and as fantastic as the feeling of flying in the air, so high above the clouds. Whew, being a flight attendant could be heaven.
The airline and flight attendant corporate world and careers are growing rapidly here in the Philippines and I’ve listed on the later part of this hub the airline companies that are hiring cabin crews, stewardess and flight attendants both local and international. Before we go there, let us first talk about the main reason why you’re here basically…hahaha yup, let’s talk about the salary of flight attendants. Hey you, cabin crew, how much you're worth? :)
How much is the salary of flight attendants in the Philippines?
The answer to the question everyone is interested to know about…how much are the salary, wages and benefits for flight attendants in the Philippines? According to worldsalaries.org, flight attendants’ average salary in the Philippines ranges to $914 a month (around 40,000 PHP) based from the NSO (National Statistics Office)
According to PAL (Philippine Air Lines), the number one airline company here in the Philippines, domestic cabin attendant gets P34,619 to 37,619 a month, including productivity pay, transportation allowance and rice allocation while an international cabin attendant receives P50,741 to P60,136, while a flight purser gets P67,880 to P73,570. They also disclosed the details of the perks and pay of its cabin crew opposing the claims of FASAP (Flight Attendants and Stewards Association of the Philippines) months ago regarding PAL’s airline crews issues…
· additional pay for every hour in excess of their tour of duty ($50 + $20 for international flights, P1,250 per hour for domestic)
· first-class hotel accommodation at domestic and international stations
· transportation allowance (or free pick-up from/to residence)
· free meals in flight and on ground
· crew shuttle to/from airport
. thermal clothing allowance (twice a year)
· shoe allowance – P1,200 for male, P800 for female (twice a year)
· uniform allowance – from P11,022 to P16,376 (every 18 months)
· suitcase – costs from P1,563 to P3,647 (replaced every 2 years)
· complete medical and dental coverage for cabin crew and their qualified dependents
· 13th & 14th month pay
· unused days off converted to cash
· unused sick leave converted to cash
· perfect attendance award – equivalent to one month pay + per diem
· retirement benefits – 1.5 month for every year of service.
The airline said that the cabin crew also receives per diem,
- when staying overnight at an international destination ($45-$70)
- when on a technical stop ($100)
- for every regional turnaround flight ($20)
- for every domestic flight (P185)
**data may change without prior notice
Anywayz, Cebu Pacific, another airline company here, has no public details regarding their wages and salary range for their flight attendants and airline crews. The good news is they are currently hiring flight attendant and cabin crew jobs continuously for their expansion and international service. I’ve heard they need around 300 flight attendants today. So expect more and more flight attendant job vacancies.
Filipino flight attendants and cabin crews
Filipinos are everywhere around the world. And Filipinos are known to be very multi-talented and versatile. Because of their fluent English both oral and written, unique charm and good looks, Filipinos can be very good flight attendants and cabin crews. More Filipino flight attendants and stewards now are seen both in local and international airlines and it’s so obvious why airline companies and airline passengers love them.
OK so recently, I’ve seen someone linked an interesting video on twitter about Filipino flight attendants demonstrating flight instructions and entertaining at the same time. LOL
IPAMS (Industrial Personnel and Management Services, Inc.) is the only licensed agency in the Philippines accredited by the POEA to hire cabin crews and flight attendants for airlines companies in the Middle East like Qatar Airways, Saudi Arabian Airlines and the Emirates group. Visit their latest hiring and interviews below:
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Airlines hiring flight attendants in the Philippines
How to become a flight attendant
To become a flight attendant in the Philippines, airline companies offer training for qualified candidates and applicants. They require applicants to have completed at least 2 years in college, must be single, must be below 27 years old, speak fluent English and Filipino, females must be at least 5’3’’ in height, and males must be at least 5’6’’, nice appearance and good looks are an advantage. They require applicants to have clean complexion and nice set of teeth. So smile and show those perfect set of teeth. Flight attendant training course covers practical activities and exercises on customer service, inflight service, survival swimming, emergency procedures, and first aid. The course includes thorough discussions about cabin crew profession and also various sessions on personality development and good speaking. It ends with resume submission and interview for the real flight attendant job.
Flight attendant interview questions involve mainly testing your good speaking ability and customer service skills. The questions focus more on what would you do in given flight emergency situations and procedures. The key to impress the employers are confidence, preciseness, friendliness and proper flight attendant knowledge.
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