EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Jet2

Company/Organisation:
Jet2

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom

Company

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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-09-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Budget airline Jet2 has announced plans for further expansion across the UK. This follows a similar announcement in 2017, and confirms the continued success of the business. According to reports, 2,000 jobs will be created across the UK and a further 1,000 jobs will be created elsewhere in Europe. Positions available include pilots, cabin crew and ground crew. 

The information available suggests that the jobs will be spread across the nine UK airports at which Jet2 operates. Local reports provide some information on where the jobs will be located, including 300 across Glasgow and Edinburgh, 500 at Manchester, 200 at Newcastle, 50 at Belfast international and 350 at Leeds Bradford. It is not certain when all the jobs will be filled, though the recruitment process is underway as of September 2018.