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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays hiring 50 staff at Belfast International Airport

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays
Gary McDonald Business Editor

TOUR operator Jet2.com and Jet2holidays is hiring 50 staff at Belfast International Airport as part of a UK- and Europe-wide recruitment drive to add 3,000 additional people to support its growth.

The company will host a recruitment road-show at the Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport on Tuesday September 18, giving job-seekers the opportunity to meet with Jet2.com colleagues and find out more details of the mainly cabin-crew roles.

It comes with the airline's plan to increase its capacity from Belfast International Airport by another 7 per cent next summer, when it will have 450,000 seats for sale as it launches Bourgas in Bulgaria as a new destination for holidaymakers from Northern Ireland.

Steve Heapy, chief executive of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “This is our biggest ever recruitment drive at Belfast International, and it demonstrates our commitment to investing in our customers and in people's careers.

"The success of our award-winning business is down to the hard work of our fantastic colleagues, and we are looking forward to meeting passionate people to join our expanding team.”

Graham Keddie, managing director at Belfast International Airport, added: “Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are hugely popular brands that are well established with Northern Ireland holidaymakers.

"The announcement of 50 new jobs is a welcome development and clearly demonstrates their commitment to the local market.”

The positions for summer 2019 are being advertised from this month at www.jet2careers.com/

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