How to become Korean Air cabin crew

Dec 27, 2019 | Cabin Crew

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(Last updated on: 28/09/2020)

If you’re hoping to be become Korean Air Cabin Crew, you will need to meet all of their requirements and successfully pass their application process. In this post, I will explain what the requirements are for Korean Air Cabin Crew and what each stage of the application process involves.


  • You need to be fluent in English and fluency in Korean is also highly advantageous.
  • The preferred age for Korean Air Cabin Crew is 27. Although, experienced Cabin Crew older than this will also be considered.
  • You are required to have earned a degree.
  • No experience is necessary, but is preferred.
  • minimum height of 5 foot 4 inches.
  • Korean Air also have a beauty element. For example, this looks at teeth and complexion.


Korean Air post their job vacancies on their recruitment website. If there is an opening you’re interested in, you cab submit an application through the Korean Air Recruiting website. You will need to submit a copy of your resume and answer a number of questions about your basic personal information. Take a look at the post ‘How to write the perfect Cabin Crew CV’ for helpful tips!

Once you’ve submitted your application, your documents will be screened by the airline. Successful applicants will then be invited to interview.

Preliminary interview

The preliminary interview will involve a number of introductions. It is likely that you will be given an introduction about the interview process and a brief history of Korean Air. They may also explain the values of the airline, to let you know explicitly what they are looking for in their Cabin Crew.

You may also be asked to give an introduction of yourself to the group and interviewers. Here you should give some information about your previous experiences, education and hobbies. But most importantly, you need to explain how this makes you the right person for Korean Air.

Secondary interview

The second round of interviews involves group activities. You will be split up into groups and given a task to complete as a team. While you participate in these activities, the interviewers will watch and assess how you work will your group.

At this stage of the interview process, you may also be asked to complete a number of different tests.

Have a look at the post ‘10 things you MUST master to pass the Cabin Crew assessment day‘ for tips on how you can ace this daunting day!

Final interview

The final interview is a lot more personal. It will take place with you and two interviewers.

It will only last around 10-20 minutes and you will be asked a serious of questions based on your CV, experience and suitability for Korean Air. Check out our FREE Cabin Crew interview guide for a list of questions you could be asked.

Health checkup

If you’ve passed the interview process, you will finally need to have a health checkup. If you pass this, you will officially be employed as Korean Air Cabin Crew!

Have you ever worked for Korean Air? I’d love to hear from you, leave your comments down below!


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Hi, am Dr Hayley Stainton

I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

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