EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Saudia Airlines

Saudia Airlines

Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Grande Lisboa; Lisboa; Continente
Location of affected unit(s): Lisboa


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51.10 - Passenger air transport
Group: Sky Team Alliance

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-09-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-10-2017
Planned Job Creation: 900

Additional Information

Saudia Airlines, one of the largest airlines in the Middle East and member of the Sky Team Alliance, is currently recruiting 900 people to join their board teams. Recruitment is taking place in Lisbon until the end of October. The teams will be based in Saudi Arabia, integrating domestic and international flights. Among the benefits offered are: salary of 2,000 euros tax-free, and other incentives such as accommodation in a dedicated building; free transportation; free tickets; health care; and the guarantee of five consecutive days off. Prior experience as a flight attendant is not required. The company is also recruiting in Spain.