Emirates plans 3,000 new hires

26 May 2010

(MENAFN) Dubai-based Emirates airline said that it plans to hire 3,000 cabin crew in the current financial year, which is 1,000 more than what has been previously announced, in order to meet the rising demands of its expanding fleet and network, Reuters reported.

In March, the Dubai-based carrier said that it would recruit 2,000 cabin crew in its 2010-2011 financial year. It has hired about 660 cabin crew and more than 60 pilots in the past year, raising its total cabin crew to 11,000
The Arab world’s largest airline by fleet size, said that it was looking to neighboring Abu Dhabi to find new recruits.

Emirates, the largest customer for the Airbus A380 aircraft, posted a five-fold hike in 2009-10 profit to $953 million. The carrier said that it was aiming for a full-year net profit of around $1.16 billion for the group this year.

The airline, which has $55 billion worth of orders with Airbus and Boeing, also said that it would take delivery of seven A380s and one Boeing 777 in 2010-2011 and was lining up new purchases.

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