Booming aviation market leads to increased hiring

All other airlines are organizing a recruitment campaign for many positions in several stations in India

Due to the surge in airline business after the pandemic, airlines have launched recruitment campaigns for cabin crew and pilots. Air India, Air Asia, Indigo, Vistara have started to hire new cabin crew members at the various stations in the country. Along with them, Qatar Airways also announced the launch of its recruitment process for new hires for roles including Kitchen, Corporate & Commerce, Management, Cargo, Customer Service, Engineering, Operations. airlines, ground services, etc.

According to reports by rating agency ICRA, India noted a 57.7% growth in domestic passenger traffic to 84.2 million for 2021-2022, a positive consequence of the rapid pace of vaccination and the decline covid infections. Vistara recently conducted a cabin crew recruitment program in Mumbai and Bangalore.

Responding to one of the questions in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, VK Singh, noted that the total loss of jobs in the aviation sector is 19,200 implying 10% of the sector’s total workforce. He said, “The government has held discussions with participants and industry stakeholders to address the challenges facing the industry,” Air India conducted walk-in interviews with cabin crew and has also hired experienced pilots for its Airbus A320 fleet and experienced pilots for the Boeing 777 aircraft that Air India serves in the United States.

Qatar Airways is also organizing a recruitment campaign in Delhi on September 16-18, 2022, regarding this new wave of hiring, said the group’s chief executive, Akbar Al Baker.

“We are committed to strengthening our team and further enhancing the customer experience for travelers, while strengthening our operational capabilities by finding the right people. Qatar Airways has always had a special connection with India and with this recruitment campaign we are further strengthening our commitment to the market.

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