Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
various, Germany and possibly EUA and Middle East
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.23 - Service activities incidental to air transportation

3,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
4 January 2017
Employment effect (start)
4 January 2017
Foreseen end date


On 4th of January the Deutsche Lufthansa AG, which is the Germany's biggest airline, announced their plan to hire around 3,000 workers. The required job positions are mainly for flight attendants. There are around 1,400 available position at the hubs in Frankfurt and Munich but, because the company operates a number of flights from the UAE and the rest of the Middle East, the business expansion is possibly affecting also the UAE.

Lufthansa Technik and Austrian Airlines, are part of the Lufthansa Group airlines and both are recruiting. The first one will hire 450 new staff while the second one 300 cabin, check-in and cockpit staff.


  • 4 January 2017: gulfnews
  • 4 January 2017: www.reuters.com


Eurofound (2017), Lufthansa, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 89758, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/89758.