Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51.10 - Passenger air transport

960 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
31 August 2016
Employment effect (start)
31 August 2016
Foreseen end date
30 September 2017


UK budget airline Jet2.com has launched a recruitment drive to fill 960 new jobs. The airline is recruiting 180 pilots, 700 cabin crew and around 80 engineers across the United Kingdom. Jet2.com currently operates from eight UK airports located in Belfast, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle. The company has plans to expand the number of UK airports they operate out of and to increase the number of destinations it flies to, which currently stands at around 220 destinations.


  • 31 August 2016: BBC News


Eurofound (2016), Jet2.com, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 88461, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88461.