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- VIP Cabin Crew | Practical Assessment Guide
- Frellancing: An Alternative for Cabin Crew
- How to Become VIP Cabin Crew
- What next? Life after cabin crew
- Is it still safe to fly as Cabin Crew?
- What are the biggest UPSIDES of becoming cabin crew?
- 10 Winning Tips for Passing the Cabin Crew Assessment Day
- Relocating for a Cabin Crew Job

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Cabin Crew Salaries, Contracts and Benefits Explained.

By cabincrew.com, Mon 20th Apr, 2015 at 12:12
Every airline has different contracts with various different guidelines, structures, salaries, benefits and regulations depending on the country they operate in. However, we have detailed below some of the most common denominators you will find for an entry-level cabin crew package.


The Contract

Before offering a working contract, most airlines will seek references potentially going back 3 – 5 years, so make sure you have strong
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VIP Cabin Crew | Participating at an Airshow

By cabincrew.com, Mon 9th Mar, 2015 at 12:33
Private aviation companies often participate in industry events, also known as airshows. An airshow is an event, lasting 3 to 4 days, during which many industry-relevant organizations gather to advertise their services, meet with counterparts from other organizations, sign important deals and overall network with business partners in the field. Airshows are organized throughout the world on yearly basis and many private operators participate or at least visit the event.
It could also happen that your company can decide to rent an exhibition stand (indoors) or a chalet (outdoors, usually right in front of the aircraft parking position) to gain more exposure and have more space for business meetings.
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VIP Cabin Crew | Practical Assessment Guide

By cabincrew.com, Mon 9th Mar, 2015 at 12:00
As with all interviews, preparation is key and knowing what to expect will give you the confidence to face the recruiters with the undaunted belief that you are exactly what they are looking for.
If you are scheduled to interview with a private airline for a VIP cabin crew role, you might be asked to undergo a practical assessment during the face-to-face interview.

The tasks are different depending on the company and can
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Frellancing: An Alternative for Cabin Crew

By cabincrew.com, Wed 4th Mar, 2015 at 11:56
If you have been flying in private aviation for a while and are considering switching to freelancing instead of a full time job, you should be aware of all the ups and downs that come with the opportunity.This is a detailed insight into the life of a freelancing VIP cabin crew for you to make an informed decision before giving up your full time job in the field.


The biggest advantages of being a freelancing VIP cabin crew would have to be the freedom of choice when it comes to
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How to Become VIP Cabin Crew

By cabincrew.com, Wed 4th Mar, 2015 at 11:27
In the past years, countless commercial cabin crews have asked the age-old question: How can I move into private aviation? They have lived the airline experience, moved up in the ranks as high as possible and are now eager to expand their horizons even further by transitioning to a VIP operator.



The perks offered by a VIP cabin crew role tempt even the most airline-loyal commercial crews and include:
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What next? Life after cabin crew

By cabincrew.com, Wed 8th Oct, 2014 at 11:39
Sometimes, I get asked about career development in the cabin crew role or what can I do after being cabin crew – Is it a dead end career? No, it certainly isn’t! Patricia Green gives her advice on where you career can go after working as cabin crew.
The role of cabin crew has so many facets and we do collect a lot of skills during our career – not just things like problem solving and people skills but
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Is it still safe to fly as Cabin Crew?

By cabincrew.com, Wed 3rd Sep, 2014 at 12:38
By Patricia Green With so many recent events in the airline industry as well as political unrest, war and deadly diseases, you would almost be forgiven in thinking that taking a Cabin Crew job is quite risky. Many of us travel long haul routes worldwide and up until recently we felt safe in our friendly skies. But times are changing and many are asking: Is it still safe to fly as Cabin Crew?
Primarily, the answer is yes, but you do need to be aware of the hazards as well as putting them in perspective.

Sickness

This is one of the biggest problems for
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What are the biggest UPSIDES of becoming cabin crew?

By cabincrew.com, Wed 27th Aug, 2014 at 09:17
By Patricia Green Although the Cabin Crew job is not the best paid job in the world, many of us do it for the amazing lifestyle and the experience. But there are also benefits that normal jobs don’t have. So what are the best benefits available to today’s new recruits?
Of course firstly, the most obvious one – there is no 9 to 5 and your day will never quite be the same. You will be working with different crew members and passengers, on different aircraft to another destination, so you won’t feel the normal day to
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10 Winning Tips for Passing the Cabin Crew Assessment Day

By cabincrew.com, Tue 29th Jul, 2014 at 14:05
Your cabin crew assessment day is always exciting and challenging at the same time. You have to pass a number of tests and tasks that are particularly designed to see if you are suitable for the cabin crew role.
The recruiters will check if you have the right knowledge and skills to be cabin crew and be watching you closely throughout the day. Luckily, for the majority of airlines the
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Relocating for a Cabin Crew Job

By cabincrew.com, Fri 4th Jul, 2014 at 09:43
By Patricia Green One thing that many of us have to think about in our Cabin Crew job search is relocation. We may have to move nearer to the airport or even move countries.
We have to factor in things like accommodation and transport costs and whether we can earn enough to keep paying a mortgage and renting a room for example. Or is it better to take a tax free salary and send money home? Are there any cultural or
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