Recruitment drive at Jet2.com as growth continues

Recruitment drive at Jet2.com as growth continues

Jet2.com has announced a recruitment drive, with over 3,000 jobs up for grabs across the UK and Europe in a variety of positions to support the company’s growth.

More than 2,000 jobs are located across the company’s nine UK bases – in flight deck, cabin crew and ground operations roles – and a nationwide roadshow will support a huge recruitment drive to fill the roles.

The announcement comes as the airline and tour operator continues its growth strategy.

After its biggest ever programme of flights and holidays this summer, the company will increase capacity by another 12 per cent in summer 2019, with over 12 million seats on sale.

This programme will see Jet2.com and Jet2holidays launch three brand new destinations (Bourgas in Bulgaria, Izmir in Turkey and Chania in Crete) and operate over 1,200 weekly flights to 58 destinations during peak periods.

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On top of the UK roles, there are more than 1,000 positions available across Europe with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays.

Of these, 500 positions are in ground operations roles in Spain and Portugal, with customer helpers, ramp agents and dispatchers required to work as part of the team of at airports such as Palma (Majorca), Alicante, Malaga and Faro.

The tour operator is also looking to recruit more than 450 colleagues in customer helper positions right across Europe.

These customer helpers will work in the company’s sun and city destinations and airports across Europe and the Mediterranean, helping and caring for holidaymakers to ensure that they have a problem free and relaxing time on their well-deserved holidays.

Steve Heapy, chief executive of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “This is our biggest ever recruitment drive, and once again demonstrates our commitment to investing in our customers and in people’s careers.

“The success of our award-winning business is down to the hard work of our fantastic colleagues, and we are looking forward to meeting passionate people to join our expanding team.”

These positions for 2019 will be advertised from this month.