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Emirates Reviews

Updated April 25, 2018
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Emirates Chairman and CEO Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
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Pros
  • you get paid to travel the world and live in one of the most fun places Dubai (in 31 reviews)

  • Layovers around the world in good hotels (many in the city) (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours for some events not all (in 23 reviews)

  • no enough crew so many working hours (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (10)

    "USA Jobs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Emirates full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salary, good benefits, they promote within, offers profit share, very stable company, good management structure, develope their employees, Treats employees as valuable assets.

    Cons

    The company works lean, hence your role expands as the years go by and employees start to wear multiple hats.

    Advice to Management

    More leading edge technology needs to be developed and introduced to improve efficiency in the workforce. Needs to have a better induction/training program for new hires.


  2. "cabin crew"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    travel, diversity, fun, and seeing the world

    Cons

    sleep deprived, far from home, management

    Advice to Management

    study about human rights

  3. "Cabin Crew"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    Great work and life style.

    Cons

    Minimum rest between duties for Cabin Crew.

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of your employees , give them longer resting hours, it will all come back to the safety of your flights and customers- sooner or later.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    Management, growth, benefits, mentor-ship, support, innovative

    Cons

    One must be clear about their career goals to grow here


  5. "a380"

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    Former Employee - Airplane Pilot Or Copilot in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Airplane Pilot Or Copilot in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    because the company is good

    Cons

    take most of your time

    Advice to Management

    be safe


  6. Helpful (6)

    "Flight attendants"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, living expenses payed for, travel benifits

    Cons

    Long hours, minimum rest


  7. Helpful (8)

    "emirates cabin crew"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Paid accomodation
    -Days off.
    -Good salary.
    -world wide destinations.
    -Based in Dubai/Great city to live in

    Cons

    -Disturbed sleep pattern .
    -Living in Dubai is expensive

    Advice to Management

    Increase the number of crew managers so they get to know the staff they manage better and get to create the manager / employee relationship instead of the Manager/staffnumber relation,

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Current condition"

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    Current Employee - Cargo Agent in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Cargo Agent in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Emirates is ok to work because of the Tickets and travel benefits . Also retirement benefits. Working hours , insurance and 401k. Also the training is good the planes are completely new

    Cons

    Age and race discrimination. No promotions are given to senior staff as they feel that senior staff is not productive . They need to stop discrimination

    Advice to Management

    Don't discriminate


  9. Helpful (3)

    "flight attendant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    good salary, complimentary apartment,laundry,shuttle bus to HQ,paid leave and sick days, paid annual leave ticket once a year,travel around the world, a lot of discounts with company facecard and platinum card

    Cons

    a little bit hard to connect with management team, a lot of work


  10. "Great company, could've better"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    Great management team, great coworkers, travel benefits,and great employment benefits.

    Cons

    Male dominated, no room for growth, high turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Motivate your good employees! Promote from within.


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