EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): various, Germany and possibly EUA and Middle East


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.23 - Service activities incidental to air transportation
Group: Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-01-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 04-01-2017
Planned Job Creation: 3000

Additional Information

On 4th of January the Deutsche Lufthansa AG, which is the Germany's biggest airline, announced their plan to hire around 3,000 workers. The required job positions are mainly for flight attendants. There are around 1,400 available position at the hubs in Frankfurt and Munich but, because the company operates a number of flights from the UAE and the rest of the Middle East, the business expansion is possibly affecting also the UAE.

Lufthansa Technik and Austrian Airlines, are part of the Lufthansa Group airlines and both are recruiting. The first one will hire 450 new staff while the second one 300 cabin, check-in and cockpit staff.