British Airways
Happiness score is 61 out of 100
3.7 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at British Airways

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at British Airways.

Interview experience

Based on 831 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 824 interviews
Difficult

Interview process length

Based on 805 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at British Airways

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 7.

Interview process length
More than one month
34%
About a week
19%
About two weeks
18%
About a month
18%
About a day or two
11%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
76%
Group interview
72%
Problem solving exercises
71%
Background check
63%
Written test
57%
Least reported steps
Other
8%
Take-home/sample work
5%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at British Airways

  • Tests and group interviews
    Shared on 8 September 2020 - WORLDWIDE CABIN CREW - London
  • All totally based on outcome-based
    Shared on 26 April 2019 - Temp. comp;aints handler - Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Unnecessary and involved. Doesn't and won't relate to anything you end up doing.
    Shared on 6 February 2018 - Captain - Pilot
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Interview questions at British Airways

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why did you choose to apply with british airways
    Shared on 7 June 2018
  • Work experience ,
    Shared on 18 December 2017
  • Examples of when you have given great customer service, examples or team work, examples of when you have overcome a difficult situation, an example of when you have thrived under pressure.
    Shared on 3 August 2017 - Cabin Crew - Heathrow terminal 5

Interview tips at British Airways

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)75%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)20%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • They didn’t have a dress code2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at British Airways

  • It’s a great way to see the world. . Be confident and comfortable working in a team. It’s a unique experience.
    Shared on 20 March 2021 - Cabin Crew - London
  • Just be yourself. Know the airline if you are truly a customer focused hardworking individual you will shine through piece of cake..
    Shared on 19 July 2019
  • Be positive
    Shared on 22 February 2019 - Customer Service Representative - London Heathrow Airport, Greater London

The first interview at British Airways

How candidates got an interview
  • Other32%
  • Paper application23%
  • Other online job site17%
  • I called them12%
  • Through Indeed7%

How candidates received their first interview at British Airways

  • Online application
    Shared on 29 December 2021 - Customer Service Manager (CSM) - Gatwick
  • By online application
    Shared on 17 May 2019 - Ground operative - Hounslow, Greater London
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