Airline easyJet is looking to recruit from the north west area as they look to fill around 100 jobs at Manchester Airport
easyJet currently employs 350 crew and is looking to add 90 more to its team, an increase of around 40% flying 17 aircraft and carrying 5 million passengers each year from the UK’s 3rd largest airport.
easyJet Manchester recently added 5 new destinations including its 1000th route – Manchester to Bordeaux – and reached a key milestone that forms part of 16 new routes from the UK announced by the airline.
The new routes commencing in winter 2018 from Manchester are to Barcelona, Bordeaux, Faro, Innsbruck and Lanzarote.
A total of 24 brand new routes have gone on sale across easyJet’s entire network, providing over 358,200 seats in winter 2018, with over 248,600 of these being to and from the UK.
easyJet’s onboard team includes three flight attendants and a cabin manager, who work closely with the captain and first officer.
Tina Milton, director of cabin services at easyJet, said:
“We’re delighted to be opening recruitment for more than 90 cabin crew positions at our Manchester base.
“easyJet is a fantastic company to work for with everyone across the airline working together as one team to ensure we provide the excellent customer service to our passengers.
“Being cabin crew is a very rewarding role – our teams are extremely professional and energetic with a real sense of fun. We’re looking forward to welcoming more people into our growing team.”
New recruits filling jobs at Manchester Airport will complete a series of online pre-coursework tasks, and will then undertake three weeks of thorough practical demonstrations in areas including safety, security and first aid.
The airline, which flies more than 300 aircraft on over 1000 routes in 33 countries, will offer its new cabin crew positions at some of easyJet’s largest bases across Europe.
New recruits will fly on a modern fleet of Airbus, including the A320neo, and will have access to a number of rewards, high quality training and opportunities for career development.
The recruitment drive offering jobs at Manchester Airport follows the recent launch of easyJet’s cabin crew apprenticeship scheme, offering 25 apprentices a year-long programme combining training at easyJet’s Gatwick academy and on the job experience. easyJet was the first airline in the UK to offer apprenticeships under the new Government apprenticeship standards.