The Lufthansa group plans to take on about 5,500 workers this year, mostly in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, the aeronautic giant announced on 1 January. Jobs will also be created in Belgium, through Brussels Airlines, a branch of the German group.
Lufthansa says it plans, among other things, to recruit 1,300 air hostesses and stewards, mainly in Munich and, for Swiss Air, in Zurich. For Lufthansa Airline, it plans to create 1,200 jobs in Frankfurt and Munich. Most of the business’ vacant posts are at the Lufthansa, Lufthansa Technik and Swiss companies.
Some 135,000 persons are employed by the aeronautic group; 70,000 of them are based in Germany.