Emirates Recruitment Drive Will Create 11,000 New Jobs in 2015

Offering several different job roles within the aviation industry, the world’s largest international airline Emirates and dnata plan to hire over 11,000 new staff in 2015. 

As part of the company’s projected growth across six continents, Emirates are looking to fill thousands of new positions worldwide with assessment events being held in major cities across Australia, UK, USA, Sri Lanka, India and several other countries.

The recruitment drive is part of a larger expansion plan, with 20 new aircraft planned for this year; offering several opportunities in areas such as Flight Operations, Engineering, Airport Services and Corporate functions. By March 2016, Emirates will have increased its overall staff size by six per cent.

Attractive Career Prospects

In addition to their ongoing success as an international airline, the Emirates Group prides itself on exceptionally high employee satisfaction and retention rates.

According to Abdulaziz Al Ali, Executive Vice President Human Resources, more than 12,000 employees have been with the Group for over 10 years and almost 13,000 for over 20 years. “These facts illustrate the type of employer we are and the opportunities that we can offer” he says.

Commenting on the company’s growing presence within the UK, Laurie Berryman, VP United Kingdom at Emirates said “The UK has always been an important region for Emirates, not only in terms of our operations here, but as a source for talented employees.”

For UK candidates looking to work in Dubai, Emirates also offers a number of “unrivalled benefits, including a tax-free salary, fully-furnished shared accommodation and health benefits. We’re confident that with such as strong offering, we’ll see a good response from candidates this year”.

In 2014 their careers page, emirates.com/ received nearly 483,944 online applications from over 227 countries, with an estimated 1,500 career-related enquires each month via their social media channels. The Group’s careers portal continues to receive millions of visitors each month from candidates all around the world with the majority coming from the UAE, India, UK and the USA.

Author: Group Features Editor

James is the Group Features Editor for Agenda Daily managing the business, entertainment, lifestyle, technology and travel sections. After completing a degree in law, he decided that writing was his first love and has been a journalist for over three years working in magazines, TV, radio and online.

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