(Last updated on: 12/10/2020)
When applying to become Cabin Crew you will
1. Look at your airlines requirements
When applying each airline will specify how many photos they want, the size the photos should be, and what each photo should look like. In most cases, airlines ask for one
2. Position yourself properly
Just like your passport photos, you need to make sure you position yourself correctly. In these
3. Dress appropriately
These photos are the first impression that the airline will get of you! It is important that you portray yourself in a professional way! You should wear similar clothing to what you would wear to an interview/your assessment day. Some airlines ask you to follow their grooming guidelines, so it can be useful to look at these as a guideline. This means you should be in formal dress, with neat hair (tied back if you’re a woman), and you should have no tattoos visible.
4. Make the photos look professional
Not only do you need to look professional, but your photos also need to look professional. The background should be all one colour, preferably white. The photos should be clear and at a high resolution with good lighting. You should take the pictures from your height level and your full-length picture should include your whole body, including your shoes.
5. Invest in a photographer
If you can’t make your pictures look professional or have no one around to help take them for you, it could be worth paying someone to take them. You can go to a photographer and explain what pictures you need taking and they will make sure they fit all of the requirements. This way you know the pictures will look
To sum up, your Cabin Crew photos play a vital part in the first impression the airline gets of you. It’s important that you follow the airlines guidelines and that you and the photo look professional.
If you’re hoping to become Cabin Crew, you need to make sure your application is perfect as competition is tough! Read the post ‘How to write the perfect Cabin Crew CV‘ for advice on writing your CV. We also offer an Online Diploma in Becoming Cabin Crew which provides you with an abundance of information, advice and help with your application!