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Emirates Reviews

Updated October 22, 2018
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Emirates Chairman and CEO Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
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  1. "good company to work for"

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

    Pros

    good salary, life style, nice beaches, good night out, nice bars and night clubs

    Cons

    long nights working , hot weather, bit expensive place


  2. "Five Star Luxury Airline"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    International travel, good pay, international/diverse team to work with

    Cons

    Long flights, insurance was complicated and not that great

  3. "Airport Agent"

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

    I worked at Emirates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Health insurance it's the best i've ever met in any other industry. capable to acumulate a lot of time off base on overtime, holidays, personal days, vacation days and sick days.

    Cons

    The industry is not doing as well as before.

    Advice to Management

    monitor more the turnover of the agents in each station.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "The Best Airline in the World"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Innovative, Leader in outstanding Customer Service, onboard product is outstanding, great employees and best in Marketing. I'm proud to be an employee.

    Cons

    Growth has been so fast that many employees in headquarters have trouble adapting to a big company operation from having been a small/mid sized.

    My experience has been very long work hours coupled with high expectations from senior management with little support to achieve. This creates 'burn out' among staff.

    Advice to Management

    High expectations are great but make sure that work is evenly distributed within employee groups. Also respect employees days off and vacation time rather than expecting responses 7 days a week whether on or off duty.


  5. Helpful (32)

    "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.


  6. Helpful (7)

    "Great travel. Terrible, terrible, terrible management"

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    Former Employee - Cabin Crew
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Paid accommodation, transport to and from included. Used to stay in 5 star hotels.

    Cons

    Management has no idea what they're doing and live in a culture of fear and bring that energy to the crew, they cut back a lot and have resided to average when they truly used to offer the best. NO room for upgrades.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employers the way you would want to be treated not like a slave.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "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

  8. Helpful (1)

    "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.


  9. Helpful (5)

    "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


  10. Helpful (1)

    "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


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