EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51.1 - Passenger air transport

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-08-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1700

Additional Information

Budget airline Jet2 has announced plans to create 1,700 jobs across its UK operations. 180 pilot jobs, 900 cabin crew and more than 700 ground staff positions will be made available across the nine UK airports which Jet2 operate from. The jobs follow recent high levels of growth for the business which has also expanded its fleet of aircraft. There is no information about when the jobs will be filled, though recruitment is currently underway with a series of recruitment roadshows announced throughout August and September 2017.