Earlier this year when airline conglomerate Jet Airways decide to shut shop, it left around 22,000 employees in the lurch, without a job, salary or a go-ahead plan.
If you are still looking for a job, Kool Kanya has compiled a list of jobs and companies who have explicitly stated that they are giving preference to Jet Airways employees while hiring.
Check them out, update your resume and apply right away. All the best.
Current job openings in airlines in India
Job openings in SpiceJet
SpiceJet has already hired over 500 Jet Airways employees, including 100 pilots, and is open to hiring more. Ajay Singh the CMD of SpiceJet has stated that they will be focusing on hiring Jet employees and ensuring that they get jobs as soon as possible. “We are giving first preference to those who have recently lost their jobs due to the unfortunate closure of Jet Airways,” he shared in a media statement.
Currently, SpiceJet is hiring:
- Captains for Q400
- Female cabin crew members
- On-ground staff including customer service executives, security executives and a medical officer.
Job openings in IndiGo
Budget carrier IndiGo is offering jobs to pilots of Jet Airways. They have also promised to give compensation for overdue salaries from Jet Airways to the employees.
The current openings at IndiGo include:
- Customer service executives
- AME trainees
- Cabin crew
- Sales executives
The company is looking for people in Siliguri, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune, Amritsar, Delhi and Hyderabad.
You can log on to the IndiGo website career page and apply for these positions.
Jobs in Air India
Air India has already hired around 150 cabin crew staff of Jet Airways for its international routes on Boeing 777 and Boeing 787 aircraft.
The current job openings at Air India include:
- AME trainees
- Aircraft technicians
- Flight simulator maintenance engineers
- Cabin crew
Go to the Air India website and apply for relevant jobs.
Jobs in Vistara
Premium carrier Vistara is in process of hiring pilots and cabin crew and has a Jet employees first policy. As per a report in PTI, “Vistara, which is likely to begin international operations soon, is in the process of inducting 100 pilots besides 400 cabin crew. Most of the new workforce is expected to come from the grounded carrier Jet.”
Vistara is currently conducting walk-in interviews for:
- Cabin crew
- Security staff
- Ground services staff
Head over to their website and click on the pre-register link and schedule an interview for yourself.
Jobs in other industries
Jobs in Taj Hotels
Taj Hotels, the hospitality unit of Tata group, has been running ads inviting Jet Airways employees to apply for jobs. Taj is primarily looking to hire people from the aviation sector, as their skills and expertise meet the requirements of hospitality and tourism businesses.
The current openings at Taj apart from chefs include operations assistants.
Jobs at WeWork
WeWork, a co-working space has released a statement announcing that they are actively considering job applications from Jet employees for openings across marketing, community management and sales. “In line with WeWork’s mission to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living, the company is opening up opportunities for jet employees to be a part of the global shared community.”
You can send your resume to [email protected] to apply to any of the jobs. This email id is exclusively for Jet employees only.
WeWork is currently hiring for:
- Customer solutions manager
- Client solutions director
- Community lead
- Corporate finance and investor relations
You can check out all the job openings on their site. The job openings are across India.
Jobs at Kool Kanya
We are Kool Kanya are also hiring talented and passionate individuals for our Mumbai office (in Lower Parel). If you feel that you fit the bill, you can send us your resume at [email protected].
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