Extremely-low-cost service Spirit Airways just lately introduced its plan to rent a number of thousand new workers this 12 months. The transfer comes because the airline battles an ongoing wrestle to maneuver ahead with its proposed merger with JetBlue Airways.
Spirit initially introduced the plans to spice up its workforce final month. The Miramar, Florida-based airline is holding recruitment occasions in three cities this month to draw future workers.
Greater than 4,000 new staff will probably be welcomed at Spirit this 12 months because the service continues so as to add new planes and locations to its community. In accordance with an announcement, the brand new workers will embody pilots, flight attendants, upkeep staff, and different roles for assist. Linde Grindle, Spirit Airways’ Senior Vice President, and Chief Human Assets Officer stated the airline has a number of roles accessible.
“We’re welcoming 1000’s of recent Spirit Household Members throughout our community this 12 months and have a broad vary of positions accessible for individuals with all completely different pursuits, abilities and expertise ranges. As Spirit continues to develop, so do our individuals. Becoming a member of one of many fastest-growing airways means our Workforce Members have extra alternatives to achieve enjoyable journey perks, advance their profession objectives and allow individuals to journey extra typically, to extra locations.”
Spirit can also be rising in new cities and current locations inside its community. Final week, the service introduced that it will be flying a brand new route from its working base in Las Vegas. This fall, Spirit plans to be the one airline to attach Charleston Worldwide Airport to Sin Metropolis.
“These job alternatives enable job seekers throughout the nation to soar with enticing journey advantages and the development alternatives related to working for a dynamic and fast-growing airline,” the airline stated.
The service has already begun providing hiring occasions for flight attendants. The primary occasion occurred on April 4th in Las Vegas. One other occasion occurred on April sixth in Miramar, the place its headquarters are situated. A further occasion will happen in Chicago on April twentieth.
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There may even be recruitment occasions for pilots and upkeep technicians. The pilot hiring occasion will happen in Miramar on April eleventh, whereas the Aviation Institute of Upkeep Profession Truthful will probably be on April twentieth in Las Vegas.
Milestones and recollections
The objective to rent greater than 4,000 individuals comes after Spirit was profitable in hiring a number of new staff final 12 months, marking some notable milestones.
In 2022, the service added new crew bases in Atlanta, Miami, and Houston, rising the airline’s variety of bases throughout the nation to 10. Additionally in Houston, at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Spirit opened a state-of-the-art plane upkeep facility.
The service introduces new routes to 9 cities, including to its community of practically 100 locations served within the US, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Final 12 months, the airline additionally took the deliveries of 21 new household plane. This 12 months, the Spirit stated extra new cities will probably be added to its community, in addition to a further 26 new Airbus plane.
Spirit was included in Forbes’ 2022 version of America’s Greatest Employers for Variety and on Linkedin’s High Firms in Journey & Hospitality record final 12 months.