EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Letiště Praha (Prague Airport)

Letiště Praha (Prague Airport)

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Hlavni mesto Praha; Praha
Location of affected unit(s): Prague


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51.1 - Passenger air transport
Number Employed: 3337

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 16-05-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2022
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

The Prague Airport plans to recruit up to 200 new employees due to the growing traffic. The job positions will mainly concern security and check-in operations as well as aircraft unloading. 
The airport is preparing massive recruitments, even in the regime of agreements outside employment relationships, allowing flexibility and cost optimization to cover the peak season.
According to the head of the airport, Jiří Pose, air traffic revival is faster than originally expected. According to current forecasts, the airport expects around 9.6 million passengers at the end of 2022, about 55 per cent more year-on-year.
The Prague Airport currently employs about 3,337 people.