Emirates, Etihad open new job vacancies

Dubai: Airlines in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region have just opened several vacancies for job seekers looking to work in the travel-related industry.

More jobs are expected to open over the next few months, with American plane maker Boeing earlier forecasting that around 200,000 new employees will be needed in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East over the next two decades as airlines continue to expand their fleet.

At Etihad Airways, the latest career listings posted this week showed that there are opportunities for those who have qualifications to work as aircraft captain,  customer service officer and manager (production).

Just last month, the airline opened positions for cabin crew, food and beverages manager and inflight chef, all to be based out of Abu Dhabi.

Middle East Job Search, Emirates has also opened this week vacancies for senior cargo agent, customer sales and service team leader, safari guide and health, safety and environment director.

The Dubai-based carrier, which employs more than 75,000 people in Dubai and around the world, is also looking to fill other positions, including senior analyst, finance manager, quality assurance coordinator, business finance analyst, emergency specialist and security specialist, among many others.

At Qatar Airways, new recruitment events have just been announced. These include the one scheduled in Ghana on April 20, 2017 for candidates interested to join the ground handling team.

The company is also recruiting for junior engineer, systems engineer, airline services operations manager and senior sales support agent, among many others.