JetBlue will hire 5,000 employees in New York
JetBlue announced Monday that it will hire 5,000 new employees at New YorkThrough which they seek to increase the number of daily trips to that city.
Currently, JetBlue operates about 200 daily flights to the Big Apple, and they expect to increase their demand to 300 flights per day by summer.
This project was implemented jointly with the Mayor New YorkEric Adams, in what they called a “Workforce Partnership” with the mayor.
The information was provided by a Press Conference Held this morning at JFK International Airport.
The company announced last August that it would keep its headquarters in New York It will expand its presence at JFK by building a new hub adjacent to Terminal 5 known as Terminal 6.
“You can’t put down a city New York or to JetBlue! They are hiring 5,000 new jobs and are more than ready to welcome tourists New York. This city is open,” the mayor wrote in a tweet.
According to the information posted by New York 1The news about the hiring increase comes months after a spokesperson for the airline said it was considering moving its headquarters from Long Island to Florida.
“Our economy has been affected. We have been devastated by the coronavirus, and left to believe that there is no real recovery. But you know, I know, those who have traveled abroad or who have traveled to see their loved ones or friends, know that first impression is the best”Mayor of New York
“This is not just a time to get a job: this is the time to get our economy moving again, so we can turn our city around and show the country how resilient we are,” he added. The mayor continued, “That’s why we need them. We need them.”
Monday’s recruitment event, held in the JetBlue hangar at JFK, facilitated on-site interviews and conditional hiring of diverse candidates for diverse positions within the JetBlue operation based in New York.
Vacancies are available for Airport Operations, Ground Operations, Technical Operations, Onboard Operations, Information Technology and other Support Center positions.
For more information on job offers and careers within JetBlue, please visit the following link jetblue.com/careers.