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Lufthansa's Eurowings Goes On Hiring Spree As Travel Rebound Expected

By Dave Simpson

Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings expects a strong recovery this year and is planning to add to approximately 750 new cockpit and cabin jobs over the next 12 months.

On Of The Few Airlines To Hire Staff In 2021

In 2021, the airline was one of the few to hire staff, gaining 750 new employees, many of them from Lufthansa Group flight operations who had lost their jobs.

Statement By Airline

"Eurowings is gearing up for a strong travel season with catch-up effects despite the current Omicron wave," the airline said.

Shrinking And Expansion Of Workforce

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The Eurowings workforce shrank from approximately 3,350 before the COVID-19 pandemic to approximately 2,500 a year ago.

However, by the end of September 2021, the airline had the same number of employees as before the pandemic.

Condor Ramping Up Flight Staff

German rival Condor is also ramping up its flight staff, with plans to hire 150 new flight attendants and 180 new pilots.

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