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South African Airways Summer Internship Program For Undergraduates

Embark on a captivating journey with South African Airways, where the skies become your playground and Johannesburg sets the stage for remarkable career prospects. Discover a world of unique experiences as we delve into the captivating description, responsibilities, qualifications, experience, skills, job benefits, and ways to contact South African Airways.

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  1. Elevating Customer Experiences: Craft extraordinary moments by providing exceptional customer service and ensuring passenger satisfaction throughout their journey.
  2. Safety & Security: Play a crucial role in upholding the highest safety standards and protocols to ensure the well-being of passengers and crew members alike.
  3. Operational Excellence: Collaborate with a dynamic team to ensure smooth flight operations, including efficient check-in procedures, boarding processes, and baggage handling.
  4. Effective Communication: Demonstrate excellent communication skills to interact seamlessly with diverse stakeholders, including passengers, colleagues, and ground staff.
  5. Problem Solving: Exhibit resourcefulness and quick thinking to resolve unexpected challenges, ensuring a seamless travel experience for all.
  1. Academic Excellence: Hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent in aviation, hospitality, or a related field.
  2. Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with aviation regulations, safety procedures, and industry best practices.
  3. Language Proficiency: Exhibit fluency in English and any additional languages as per the requirements of the position.
  4. Cultural Sensitivity: Embrace diversity and possess a deep understanding of cultural nuances to cater to a global clientele.
  5. Attention to Detail: Display meticulousness and precision in handling administrative tasks, documentation, and record-keeping.
  1. Prior Experience: A minimum of two years in a customer service-oriented role, preferably within the aviation industry.
  2. Leadership Abilities: Demonstrate the capacity to lead and inspire teams, fostering a collaborative work environment.
  3. Crisis Management: Showcase experience in handling challenging situations, remaining calm under pressure, and prioritizing safety.
  1. Exceptional Interpersonal Skills: Ability to connect with people from diverse backgrounds, building strong relationships and providing outstanding service.
  2. Problem-Solving Aptitude: Exhibit critical thinking abilities to identify and resolve issues swiftly, ensuring minimal impact on operations.
  3. Adaptability: Embrace change and thrive in a fast-paced environment, readily adjusting to new procedures and protocols.
  4. Technology Proficiency: Familiarity with airline reservation systems, flight management software, and other relevant technological tools.
  5. Team Player: Collaborate seamlessly within a team, supporting colleagues and contributing to a positive work environment.
Job Benefits
  1. Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a rewarding remuneration package that recognizes your skills, expertise, and dedication.
  2. Travel Privileges: Unlock opportunities to explore various destinations served by South African Airways at discounted rates.
  3. Learning & Development: Access comprehensive training programs designed to enhance your professional growth and career advancement.
  4. Employee Well-being: Benefit from a range of wellness initiatives, ensuring your physical and mental well-being.
  5. Global Network: Be part of an airline that connects the world, fostering cross-cultural understanding and creating lasting memories.

To embark on this exhilarating career path with South African Airways in Johannesburg, please visit our website at www.saa.co.za/careers or reach out to our recruitment team at careers@saa.co.za. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!

In Johannesburg, South African Airways embodies the spirit of adventure, excellence, and cultural diversity. Join our team today, and soar to new heights in your career!

Employment Type
Duration of employment
6 months
Job Location
Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg, 1709, South Africa
Working Hours
Base Salary
€10-€20 Per hour
Date posted
May 6, 2024
Valid through
July 5, 2024
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