Lufthansa kicks off campaign to hire 20,000

The German airline is advertising via print, electronic and social-media channels for pilots,flight attendants, technicians, IT specialists and lawyers

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Lufthansa, the German airline has launched its hiring campaign this week. On its way to recovery after the pandemic, the airline is preparing for the expected surge in travel, and is looking to hire about 20,000 people.

Hiring is on for about 45 roles, including that of pilots, flight attendants, technicians, IT specialists and lawyers.

The airline is advertising via print, radio and social media.

The advertised roles include new positions as well as posts that were rendered vacant due to old employees exiting during the pandemic. Vacancies exist across various locations, including Zurich, Brussels, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, and Hamburg.

If the airline is able to hire the numbers it expects to, its headcount will almost reach pre-pandemic levels.

Michael Niggemann, CHRO, Lufthansa has reportedly conveyed to the media that the Group has ambitious plans for the future and aims to be a leader in the aviation space. To achieve this goal it will require “committed and motivated employees for a wide range of tasks and challenges”.

The Company is driven by its passion to “connect people, cultures and economies”. This recruitment campaign will help obtain the resources required.

After incurring losses during the pandemic-ridden period of 2020-21, the Lufthansa Group managed to post an operating profit of more than $1.02 billion in the third quarter of this year. Recently, the flight attendants were also granted salary increments.

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