Tag: employment

Airbus to Discus Job Cuts with European Works Council

As a result of continued poor interest in both the Airbus A380 commercial passenger jet and the A400M turboprop military aircraft, Airbus is being faced with making substantial reductions in the workforces associated with these two aircraft. According to a Company press release: Airbus has a policy of first addressing workforce issues with its social […]

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees

Austrian Airlines can look back at a successful year in 2017. Close to 12.9 million passengers flew with Austria’s red-white-red national carrier last year, comprising a rise of 12.8 percent compared to 2016. The airline plans another small expansion step in the current year, namely the integration of another long-haul aircraft, a Boeing 777-200 jet, […]

Lufthansa Group to Hire More than 8000 New Employees in 2018

In 2018, Deutsche Lufthansa AG will hire more than 8,000 new employees. The majority of them will be flight attendants who will work for various Lufthansa Group airlines in 2018. Lufthansa, Germany’s largest airline, will be hiring around 2,500 flight attendants alone at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich; overall, the Lufthansa Group airlines will […]

Spirit AeroSystems To Add 300 Jobs By Expanding Malaysia Plant

Spirit AeroSystems announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Subang, Malaysia, to accommodate increasing volumes of assembly work on aerostructure components for commercial airliners. Spirit AeroSystems is in the architectural and engineering planning stages to add a 50,000 square-foot manufacturing facility adjacent to other buildings on its campus in the Malaysia International Aerospace Centre […]

Flexjet To Hire New Pilots In Response To New Business Surge

Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the world’s most luxurious fleet of private jets, has resumed external hiring of pilots for the first time since 2015. Flexjet plans to hire a significant number of pilots to handle new business that increased 50 percent in the first five months of 2017 compared to the same period […]

Women Challenging Stereotypes within Aviation

How often do you encounter women engaged in the work of an airline, aircraft maintenance or manufacturing company? Do you feel surprised when a female pilot steps out from the cockpit of the plane you travelled with? Although statistics reveal that only a small percentage of women take their place within aviation, currently the answer […]

Alaska Airlines to Hire for 2,300 Frontline Jobs in 2017

A forecasted more than 2,300 frontline jobs will be up for grabs at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air throughout 2017. The growing airlines are looking for candidates to fill hundreds of flight attendant, pilot, reservations and customer service jobs throughout the airlines’ route network. Jobs will be posted to alaskaair.jobs and horizonair.jobs throughout the year. […]

Thomson Airways Calling for More Female Pilots

UK’s third largest airline calling on female applicants for latest pilot roles. Rachel Barrett, 28 from Liverpool, fell in love with flying at a young age – but never believed it would become her career. The former travel agent, who works for Luton-based Thomson Airways, has been a First Officer with the airline for three years. […]

Austrian Airlines Introduces New Career Model for Pilots

A new career model has been introduced for the approx. 1,000 pilots working for Austrian Airlines. The accord was signed by the company, the Works Council for the flight crew, the trade union and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber within the context of a reform of the collective agreement. The new collective agreement (“KV”) takes […]

Recruitment Drive for New Pilots

British Airways is recruiting new pilots for its expanding fleet of Embraer jet aircraft at London City Airport. An ambitious recruitment programme is launched this month to find both direct entry captains and first officers to join BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways’ subsidiary that operates from the Docklands airport to more than 30 […]