announces 1,700 jobs in recruitment drive

Pilot, Cabin Crew and Ground Operations roles available to support’s ongoing success and growth

Leading leisure airline has announced a major recruitment drive, with a host of roadshows across the UK to fill over 1,700 Pilot, Cabin Crew and Ground Operations roles.

The announcement comes on the back of a successful recruitment campaign for this summer, which includes flights from new bases Birmingham and London Stansted.  This expansion is set to continue in Summer 18, with the company having 9.8 million seats on sale (a 13% capacity increase) opening up a wealth of exciting opportunities for a host of talented Pilots, Cabin Crew and Ground Operations colleagues alike.

Roadshows are taking place throughout August and September at various airports and locations across the UK to support the recruitment of 180 pilot, 900 cabin crew and more than 700 ground operations positions. The roadshows will offer the chance to meet members of the team, receive expert advice and information about the various roles on offer with an informal chat.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “It has been an exciting year for and Jet2holidays, and we are delighted to be creating so many opportunities to join our award-winning team. If you care passionately about looking after customers, we would love to see you at one of our upcoming roadshows and we look forward to welcoming you on board.”, the third largest registered airline in the UK, was recently named Best Airline – UK and Best Low-Cost Airline – Europe in the inaugural TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for airlines and is also the only UK airline to be recognised by Which? as a Recommended Provider. A recent report by the Institute of Customer Service showed that and Jet2holidays leads the industry for customer satisfaction, meaning a passion for looking after customers is an absolute must.

With a growing fleet of aircraft, including 34 brand new Boeing 737-800NG aircraft which are being delivered between 2016 and 2019, there is an ever-growing need for enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate Pilots to join the team, with a particular interest in B737 Type Rated First Officers.

The roles are targeted at experienced Pilots with a strong training record and the commitment, energy and flexibility required to deliver the best service to their all-important customers. The Ground Operations Team will be responsible for ensuring that flights depart safely and on time. Working as part of a team of Customer Helpers, they work hard to ensure that customers depart on time, providing the perfect start to a lovely holiday.

Aspiring Cabin Crew members will be expected to deliver a consistently high level of safety and a VIP service to customers, working closely with the Captain and the rest of the Crew to make every flight memorable.

As the UK’s leading leisure airline, operating a fleet of more than 80 aircraft in Summer 18 to popular destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and a wealth of European Cities, this marks an exciting time for Pilots, Cabin Crew and Ground Operations employees to get onboard with the team.

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Details and dates for the Pilot, Cabin Crew and Ground Operations roadshows:

  • Novotel London Stansted
    London Stansted Airport, CM24 1SF
    Tuesday 22nd August 2017: 10:00 – 17:30
  • Raddison Blu Hotel
    Manchester Airport, M90 3RA
    Thursday 31st August 2017: 10:00 – 17:30
  • Mercure Leeds Parkway
    Leeds, LS16 8AG
    Friday 1st September 2017: 10:00 – 17:30
  • Hilton Birmingham Metropole
    NEC Birmingham, B40 1PP
    Wednesday 6th September 2017: 10:00 – 17:30
  • Jurys Inn
    East Midlands Airport, DE74 2SH
    Thursday 7th September 2017: 10:00 – 17:30
  • Mercure St Pauls
    Sheffield, S1 2JE
    Thursday 7th September 2017: 07:30 – 19:30
  • The Normandy Hotel
    Glasgow PA4 9EJ
    Tuesday 12th September 2017: 10:00 – 17:30
  • Holiday Inn
    Edinburgh, EH12 6UA
    Wednesday 13th September 2017: 10:00 – 17:30
  • Hotel Novotel
    Newcastle Airport, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3HZ
    Friday 22nd September 2017: 10:00 – 17:30

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