easyJet announces recruitment of over 1100 cabin crew and pilots as it opens new crew training centre


Today (14 October) easyJet chief executive Carolyn McCall was joined by Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin MP for the official opening of the airline’s new training facility ‘The easyJet Gatwick Academy’.

The new Academy, a £2.7 million investment by easyJet, has been built to accommodate easyJet’s continued growth and houses a world-class training facility comprising classrooms, cabin simulator, evacuation slide and fire training rig. The Academy is located within Concorde House at London Gatwick Airport and will train easyJet pilots and crew from bases across Europe. easyJet currently has crew based in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and Portugal and from 2016 Spain.

Carolyn McCall also announced that easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, will recruit 1,140 crew over the next year with a split of approximately 830 cabin crew and 310 pilots.

There will be job opportunities for both pilots and crew at all easyJet’s bases across the UK – Belfast, Bristol, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Liverpool, Luton, Manchester, Newcastle, Southend and Stansted.

Source / Author: easyJest

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