Cebu Pacific to hire 75 pilots, 200 cabin crews

The Philippines’ number one airline, Cebu Pacific (CEB) announced that it will offer high-paying jobs to key positions, as it moves forward with its expansion plans in Asia.

In the airline’s biggest recruitment campaign to date, CEB aims to hire 75 Airbus and ATR pilots, 200 cabin crew, 10 mechanics and engineers, and 20 ground support crew in the various fields of cargo, airport services, accounting, information systems and human resources.

“It is an exciting and fun time for the airline, as it proceeds with its expansion plans and takes delivery of 20 more brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft from 2011-2014. We look forward to welcoming more people into the Cebu Pacific family,” said Candice Iyog, CEB vice president for Marketing and Distribution.

The airline has already received four brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft from October 2010 to January 2011.

“CEB has created over 4,000 jobs with an annual payroll of over P 2 billion. It has created 500 jobs in the last year alone. We are proud to provide high-paying jobs to Filipinos, and keep them close to their families,” she added.

She encouraged all interested and qualified applicants to attend the airline’s recruitment event at Hotel Intercontinental Manila on Feb. 11 to 12, 2011, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Interested applicants may also email their credentials to recruitment@cebupacificair.com. The detailed job descriptions and qualifications can also be found on http://www.cebupacificair.com or CEB’s page on jobstreet.com.ph .

One-day processing recruitment campaigns will also be held at PATTS College of Aeronautics on Feb. 9 and the Philippine State College of Aeronautics on March 2, with others to follow.

Those applying for flight crew must embody CEB’s culture of fun, should have a college degree and basic computer literacy, ICAO recognized ATPL (acceptable to Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines) and a minimum of 500 hours on civil registered transport aircraft certificated on multi- crew operations .

Meanwhile, qualifications for being a CEB flight attendant include a dynamic personality, at least 5’3” in height, weight that is proportional to height, clear complexion, and good eyesight, among others.

“Cebu Pacific offers unlimited travel benefits, competitive compensation packages, annual performance bonuses and a fun working environment. And since the airline is growing, our employees also enjoy career opportunities not easily available in other airlines. We hope every Juan can join us in providing high-quality service across Asia,” Iyog said.

The first low-cost carrier in Asia, CEB currently operates over 260 flights daily to 16 international cities and 33 domestic destinations. It flew almost 10.5 million passengers in 2010, exceeding targets with a 19% increase over 2009. Its international passengers also grew by 38% in 2010.

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