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But the hourly rate would apply only to 'flight time', from when a plane leaves the blocks till it is parked at its destination.
Recruits were told the unpaid work would consist of at least 45 minutes before the day's first flight, time between flights, and half an hour after the final flight.
The Mail's reporter was told she must be available for standby shifts – at home, when crew are not paid but have to stay an hour from the airport; or 'airport standby', when they must be on site in uniform and can be made to clean and sell tickets.
For these eight-hour shifts, they are paid £30, or £3.75 per hour.
Now they earn on individual sales – and are given strict targets and a raft of hard selling techniques.Easy Jet, British Airways, Jet2, Virgin Atlantic, Fly Be and Lufthansa hire directly and pay staff basic annual salaries from £14,069.All offer free training, except Jet2 which charges £700.Under brutal conditions, they earn money only when in the air, as well as commission on in-flight sales.It means the many hours on the ground – cleaning, security checks and during flight delays – are unpaid.
Ruthless exploitation of cabin crew by Ryanair is exposed today by a Daily Mail investigation.