Firefly Flight Attendant Requirements and Qualifications

Firefly was launched on April 3, 2007, and is operated by FlyFirefly. It is completely owned by Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad. Firefly provides links to numerous areas within Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra of Indonesia, and Southern Thailand from its hubs in Penang and Subang, aligning itself with the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle.

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The main hub of the airline is located at Subang, which has a modern and handy city airport and is an ideal stopover for both leisure and business travelers. The location is unquestionably appealing for leisure travelers or those looking to rest after a business meeting. If you want to become a flight attendant at Firefly Malaysia, don’t be afraid to show your skills. If you have all the basic requirements listed below, then there is no way for you to get discouraged. Want to learn more about how to send your application? Here’s your guide!

Firefly Airlines flight attendant poster
Image: Firefly Airlines

List of Requirements and Qualifications to Become a Firefly Cabin Crew

  • You must be at least High School Graduate.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Willing to undergo a background check.
  • Must follow Firefly’s uniform standards.
  • You must be willing to submit medical test results.
  • You must be well-groomed and portray a decent look.
  • Must be physically and mentally stable.
  • Flight Attendants are required to undergo a drug test, and you should be willing to do it every time it is needed.
  • No eyeglasses.
  • No visible tattoos.
  • You must be able to serve food and beverages.
  • To handle stressful and emergency situations, you need to be patient.
  • You must be able to swim.

You must be able to:

  • Demonstrate emergency equipment.
  • Conduct preflight inspections.
  • Demonstrate how to use safety equipment during the flight.
  • Ensure that all passengers wear their seatbelts and that all other safety precautions are followed.
  • Serve and sell drinks, meals, and snacks.
  • Take care of the needs of passengers, especially those with special needs.
  • Provide passengers with instructions, including how to escape the aircraft in an emergency.
  • Reassure passengers during the journey, especially when the plane encounters turbulence.
  • As needed, administer and organize emergency medical care.
Firefly Airlines flight attendants boarding gate
Image: Firefly Airlines

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare all the requirements and documentation needed for your application. Go to Firefly’s official website here:

Step 2: Once on the homepage scroll down and you will see at the bottom menu bar the “CAREER” section.

Step 3: From its Career Page, you will see a message wherein interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of applicable certificates and MYKad, and a current passport-size photograph to the email address:

Or personally apply to the address stated below:

Flyfirefly Sdn. Bhd. Bhd
Citta Mall, Lot R-01, 3rd Floor, Pusat Perdagangan Dana 1, Jalan PJU 1A/48
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Ara Damansara 47301.

Step 4: Make sure to send all the necessary documents for your application. The recruitment team will send you a notification through call or email once you were shortlisted. Make sure to keep your lines up and always check for their message. You need to pass the initial interview and assessments so you can proceed to the next phase of the hiring process.

The last and final stage before becoming a flight attendant for Firefly is to complete the training program. You will be asked to join the program once you passed all stages of the recruitment process.

Firefly Airlines flight attendants event
Image: Firefly Airlines

Salary and Benefits

In Malaysia, the expected total pay for a Cabin Crew is MYR 8,010 per month, with an average wage of MYR 1,800 per month. These figures indicate the median, which is the middle of the salary ranges calculated by our proprietary Total Pay Estimate methodology and based on wages submitted by users. The extra salary is projected to be MYR 6,210 per month. Additional compensation may include a monetary incentive, a commission, tips, profit sharing and other perks.

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Image: Firefly Airlines

Video: The Making of Firefly’s Uniform (2016)

Uniform plays a very important part in an airline. It shows the beauty of each employee who wears it as well as the logo color that symbolizes the airline. Want to see how Firefly’s flight attendant uniforms are being made? Here is the video presentation about its preparation.

Photos: Firefly Cabin Crew Uniforms

Check out these pictures of Firefly crews while working in their uniforms. As you can see the uniforms are meant to look both stylish and professional as flight attendants are, by default, brand ambassadors of the airline.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following are some of the common questions asked about Firefly:

1. Can I apply for a job as a cabin crew even though I don’t have any experience?

Yes. As long as you have all the requirements and qualifications to become a Flight Attendant.

2. Can I contact Firefly Air to check on my application updates?

If you haven’t received any notification from them, assume that your application is still under review. You can send a message through their website if there is no progress in your application for a few months.

3. Can I send my CV directly to Firefly’s email?

You must follow the correct process for sending your application. So do what is written in their Careers Section and provide all that is asked to make sure your application will be processed. Their email address is:

4. Can I get hired even if I didn’t complete the training?

The majority of airlines have their own flight attendant training program, which typically lasts three to eight weeks. A trainee is not considered an employee until he or she has completed the training and passed any applicable examinations.

5. What are the required documents for my application?

You need to email the following documents for your application:

  • Cover letter and resume
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of applicable certificates
  • MYKad
  • Current passport-size photograph
Firefly Airlines flight attendants and pilots cockpit
Image: Firefly Airlines


Firefly is also expanding its reach into Sabah and Sarawak, as well as bridging the gap between the northern peninsular states and the southern states of Johor and Kuala Lumpur, all through our Penang base. It’s never too late for you to get your dream job. You can explore and do your passion while earning money. If you possess all the traits above and you have all the requirements needed to become Firefly’s flight attendant – start now sending your application now.