What’s the height a cabin crew must have?
The questions regarding the height of a flight attendant are very common. Height limits vary from company to company and it represents an elimination criteria.
What height should I reach to be hired as cabin crew?
Generally, a future cabin crew needs to be at least 157 cm tall. Here are some guidelines for the height required by companies that frequently recruit:
Etihad Airways – minimum 210 cm – must reach this height with your arm, barefoot; you can stand on your toes.
Qatar Airways – minimum 212 cm – must reach this height with your arm, barefoot; you can stand on your toes.
Emirates – minimum 212 cm – must reach this height with your arm, barefoot; you can stand on your toes.
Ryanair – minimum 157 cm, 188 cm maximum.
Wizz Air – minimum 165 cm for women and at least 175 cm for men.
British Airways – minimum 158 cm , 186 cm maximum .
Virgin Atlantic – at least 158 cm.
Easyjet – minimum 158 cm , 190 cm maximum
“My height is 187 cm. Could this be a problem?”
If the conditions of employment specify maximum limit and you exceed it you will be disqualified. In general, unless specified, the upper limit is considered to be 190 cm.