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

1,700 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 August 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Budget airline Jet2 has announced plans to create 1,700 jobs across its UK operations. 180 pilot jobs, 900 cabin crew and more than 700 ground staff positions will be made available across the nine UK airports which Jet2 operate from. The jobs follow recent high levels of growth for the business which has also expanded its fleet of aircraft. There is no information about when the jobs will be filled, though recruitment is currently underway with a series of recruitment roadshows announced throughout August and September 2017.


  • 24 August 2017: The Independent
  • 23 August 2017: Jet2 Company Website


Eurofound (2017), Jet2, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 91918, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91918.