Emirates Group To Hire 11,000 Staff In 2015

Posted by: : Paul EbelingPosted on: February 10, 2015 Emirates Group To Hire 11,000 Staff In 2015
 

Emirates Group To Hire 11,000 Staff In 2015

The recruitment will increase the size of the group’s workforce by 6% by March 2016. 

Emirates Group, which consists of Emirates Airline and Dnata, has announced plans to hire over 11,000 new staff this year across its business, the group said in a statement.

The recruitment is in line with the company’s projected growth and is expected to increase its workforce size by 6% by March 2016.

“Approximately half of the new recruits will comprise Dubai-based cabin crew for Emirates airline,” the statement said.

“As the airline gears up to receive over 20 new aircraft this year, it is also actively recruiting talent in areas such as flight operations, engineering, airport services and corporate functions.”

Aviation and travel services provider dnata is also looking to hire for its airport operations, engineering and commercial business development.

“Right now we have over 75,000 employees in Dubai and around the world,” said Abdulaziz Al Ali, E-VP, human resources, Emirates Airline Group.

“More than 12,000 of our employees have been with the group for over 10 years, and almost 3,000 have worked with us for over 20 years. More than anything, these facts illustrate the type of employer we are and the opportunities that we can offer.”

Dubai’s aviation sector is projected to support over 1,194,700 jobs by Y 2030, with the total economic impact on the emirate expected to grow to $88.1-B, according to the latest report by research firm Oxford Economics.

The aviation sector, which includes the Emirates Group, Dubai Airports, Dubai Duty Free, regulatory authorities and other aviation businesses had a core impact of $16.5-B in terms of gross value added (GVA) in Y 2013.

Emirates’ aviation sector’s contribution to Dubai’s economy is also predicted to grow at one of the fastest rates between Ys 2014 and 2020 on the back of international passenger traffic and cargo.

The industry’s contribution to Dubai’s economy in Y 2013 amounted to $26.7-B, representing almost 27% of GDP.

The sector also supported a total of 416,500 jobs and accounted for 21% of Emirate’s total employment, the report said.

By Mary Sophia

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