https://www.polity.org.za
Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
Home / Statements RSS ← Back
System|Training
System|Training
system|training
Close

Email this article

separate emails by commas, maximum limit of 4 addresses

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.

Sponsored by

Close

Embed Video

SAA: SAA warns of re-emergence of cabin crew recruitment scam

Photo by Duane

30th November 2016

SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE

Font size: -+

South African Airways (SAA) would like to warn members of the public of the re-emergence of a recruitment scam inviting young people to apply for cabin crew training programme. This appears to be yet another attempt by criminals to prey on unsuspecting members of the public.

“There is neither recruitment nor training programmes for cabin crew positions at SAA at the moment. We urge the public to exercise caution and take additional measures to satisfy themselves about the authenticity of vacancies before responding to invitations to submit applications for possible employment. This may be an inconvenient, yet necessary step to take,” warned SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali.

“The scam seems to be targeted at young people of school-leaving age, notably those who may be finishing their matric and are on the lookout for employment opportunities. SAA has placed a moratorium on employing additional personnel. This is part of the airline’s efforts to manage its costs. Even if recruitment were to take place, the procedures we follow are different from those set out in this misleading scam,” added Tlali.

The invitation to apply which has been circulated on various platforms and channels, including social media, bears all the hallmarks of a scam. “SAA will never insist that applications must be sent through personal emails and the airline does not use @mailbox.co.za domain for email communication purposes. In addition, we do not receive applications/CVs by email from the applicants,” explained Tlali. 

SAA would like to remind the public that the airline uses an online recruitment system which requires applicants to register first. This process enables applicants to upload their CVs and other required supporting documents. Registration can be made through SAA’s website www.flysaa.com.

“No registration or application fee is applicable nor requested when applying for any of our vacancies. Those who have already submitted their personal information to the bogus site, we recommend that they report the matter to the local police without delay,” concluded Tlali.

SAA Official Channels of Communication:

General Enquiries: +27 11 978-1000
Website: www.flysaa.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/flysaa
Twitter: Twitter.com./flysaa

SAA communication platforms are regularly updated and carry all official company information and position statements. None of the official platforms reflect the cabin crew recruitment drive with training commencing in December 2016.

 

Advertisement

Issued by SAA

To watch Creamer Media's latest video reports, click here
 
Advertisement

EMAIL THIS ARTICLE      SAVE THIS ARTICLE

To subscribe email subscriptions@creamermedia.co.za or click here
To advertise email advertising@creamermedia.co.za or click here

Comment Guidelines

About

Polity.org.za is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Polity.org.za is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now