The airline JetBlue announced on Monday that it will hire five thousand new employees New yorkwith which they seek to expand the number of daily flights to that city.
JetBlue currently operates about 200 daily flights to the Big Apple, and they expect to increase their demand by summer to 300 per day.
This project was carried out in collaboration with the mayor of New yorkEric Adams, in what they called a “workforce partnership” with the mayor.
The information was presented during a press conference held at JFK International Airport this morning.
The company announced last August that it was headquartered in the city of New york and will expand its presence at JFK Airport by building a new hub adjacent to Terminal 5 known as Terminal 6.
“You can not put down the city of New york or to @JetBlue! They are hiring for 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 information published by NY1, the news of the increase in appointment comes months after an airline spokesman said he was considering moving its headquarters from Long Island to Florida.
“Our economy is grounded. COVID has devastated us, it has led us to believe that there is no real recovery. But you know, and I know, those who have traveled abroad or who have traveled to visit their loved ones or friends. behold, they know that the first impression is the best. “Mayor of New York
“It’s not just a time to get a job: It’s a time to get our economy back on track so we can turn our city around and show the country how resilient we are,” he added. “So we need them. We need them,” the mayor continued.
Monday’s inauguration, held at JetBlue’s hangar at JFK Airport, featured on-site interviews and the conditional appointment of diverse candidates for a variety of positions within JetBlue’s operations, based on New york.
Vacancies are available for airport operations, ground operations, technical operations, on board, information technology and other support center functions.
For more information on these jobs and careers within JetBlue, please visit the following link jetblue.com/careers.