Lufthansa group opens recruitment drive to hire 3000 staff in 2017


The Lufthansa group is to hire more than 3000 staff this year, the German airline said in a statement. The bulk of the positions will be for flight attendants who will join the various airlines of the Lufthansa Group in 2017.

Lufthansa will hire 1400 flight attendants at the hubs in Frankfurt and Munich alone, and overall Lufthansa Group airlines will hire more than 2200 new staff.

Carsten Spohr, CEO of Lufthansa

Carsten Spohr, CEO of Lufthansa

Lufthansa Technik plans to recruit 450 new staff at different locations, and Austrian Airlines is hiring more than 300 new, cabin, check-in and cockpit staff, and other divisions are also looking. With 37,000 employees, Lufthansa is the largest employer in Frankfurt and Hesse.

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“Lufthansa remains the most attractive employer in Germany and the employer of choice for many applicants. Last year, more than 100,000 applications were submitted to the career portal at This makes us very proud.  We are pleased to hire more than 3000 staff again this year,” said Carsten Spohr, chairman of the board of Deutsche Lufthansa.

Details about career opportunities can be found here.

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