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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Geographic Location

Country: Ireland


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51.1 - Passenger air transport
Number Employed: 3600

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-10-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2018
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2020
Planned Job Creation: 900

Additional Information

Aer Lingus plans to hire 900 new staff by the end of 2020. The airline will take on 100 new employees in 2018 and a further 800 across 2019 and 2020. Aer Lingus is adding routes to its network in Europe and the USA, and is taking on more long haul aircraft.