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Budget airline Jet2 to create 80 pilot and cabin crew jobs

The firm is looking for experienced pilots and engineers as well as cabin crew in Glasgow.

By STV News

Published 31 Aug 2016.

Jet2 is to create 80 new jobs in Glasgow as it looks to recruit pilots, engineers and cabin crew.

It comes as part of the budget airline's bid to fill 1000 new posts within the firm across the UK.

Jet2 has been expanding over the years and now has an eighth UK hub in Birmingham.

It is looking for experienced engineers, cabin crew and pilots with a commercial and/or military background.

Steve Heapy, chief executive of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: "Our family-friendly formula is clearly working with customers and it means that we're one of the UK's fastest growing airlines.

"We have exciting plans to expand the number of destinations we fly to, as well as the number of UK bases we fly from, and this means that our team is growing all the time too.

"We were delighted to see so many Pilots, Engineers and aspiring Cabin Crew at our Glasgow roadshow."

Details of the jobs can be found at www.jet2careers.com.