How to get a job as Silkair Cabin Crew

Jun 14, 2019 | Cabin Crew

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(Last updated on: 26/12/2020)

Silkair are looking for professional and sophisticated Cabin Crew who will provide excellent customer service. This post will tell you how you can get a job as Silkair Cabin Crew, including their requirements, benefits and application process!

Why work for Silkair?

Silkair is a very popular airline to work for. They are a branch of Singapore Airlines and operate a number of flights from Singapore to over 50 cities in 16 different countries. This includes countries in Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, China and Australia. Being a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines means that they have a good reputation and are entitled to a wide range of benefits with Singapore Airlines too.

Requirements to work for Silkair as Cabin Crew

Like every airline, Silkair have a set list of requirements for their Cabin Crew. To work as Silkair Cabin Crew you need to have achieved a minimum of 3 GCE ‘O’ Levels or 4 GCE ‘N’ Level qualifications, including English. Female Cabin Crew are required to be at least 1.58m and male Cabin Crew are required to be 1.65m in height. Silkair Cabin Crew must also have completed, or be exempt from, National service when applying.

To make an application to Silkair you must be at least 20 years old. However, due to new a new age discrimination legislation airlines can no longer set age restraints on applicants wanting to be Cabin Crew. This means while you have to be at least 20 to apply, you can also apply if you are 35 years old.

Benefits of working for Silkair as Cabin Crew

Working as Silkair Cabin Crew comes with a host of benefits! You will be entitled to free and discounted travel across the year. You will also receive an annual wage supplement of one months salary and a profit sharing bonus. This means you will get a boost on your annual salary! Silkair Cabin Crew also can claim a range of medical and dental benefits, along with meal, productivity and transport allowances when necessary.

Silkair Cabin Crew application process.

If you are hoping to become Silkair Cabin Crew, they advertise their openings online. They host open days at Changi Airport where potential candidates can go to apply. If you attend one of these days you will need to bring a completed application form (which you can download off their website) along with 2 passport-size photos, original national servicemen certificates of service, and original copies of all educational certificates and identity card. Successful candidates are invited for the final interview on the same day. For more information on what to expect at the assessment day, have a look at the post ‘10 things you MUST master to pass the Cabin Crew Assessment Day‘.

Tips for getting a job as Silkair as Cabin Crew

If you are hoping to get a job as Silkair Cabin Crew, then you will need to make sure you have all the skills necessary to pass the assessment day and succeed in the job. My post ‘20 essential Cabin Crew skills and qualitites you will need to get a job’ explains what these are. You should also make sure your CV reflects your abilities and demonstrates to the airline that you have exactly what it takes to succeed. The post ‘How to write theperfect Cabin Crew CV‘ explains how you can ensure you make yourself shine through your CV! It is also important that you are successful in the assessment day and interview, read my post ‘Top reasons most people fail in the Cabin Crew assessment day‘ for advice.

Our ‘Online Diploma in Becoming Cabin Crew‘ is an extensive online course which offers specific and detailed help and resources to help you secure your place as Cabin Crew.


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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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