EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: European Union


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51.1 - Passenger air transport
Number Employed: 5500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-07-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-08-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 1200

Additional Information

Low cost airline EasyJet has announced plans to recruit over 1,200 new permanent and fixed-term cabin crew positions as the airline continues its growth. The new employees will follow on-line training and complete their training with three weeks of practise. EasyJet will offer its new cabin crew positions across all of its 27 European bases, around half of these positions will be based in the UK and 100 in France. EasyJet has announced earlier this year that it was opening recruitment for more than 350 pilots.