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The Aviation Academy trains for Jet2.com recruitment

06th January 2011

Ian Doubtfire, Managing Director of Jet2.com and Alan Blackwell, Principal of Craven College, put their signatures to a cooperation agreement that confirms The Aviation Academy as a training partner for Jet2.com cabin crew. The Aviation Academy will train 75 new candidates, from the Yorkshire, Humberside, Lancashire and East Midlands regions, who are hoping to secure their wings to become cabin crew for Jet2.com.

The Aviation Academy, Craven College's unique airside training facility at Leeds Bradford International Airport, will see hopeful candidates undertake a five week training course. Successful completion of the course brings candidates a step closer to securing an exciting new job which really will take the recruits to new heights.

Applications for Jet2.com cabin crew positions must be made through the airline's recruitment site www.Jet2.com/careers. This is followed by an invitation to a selection day to attend an interview, if they are successful they are then asked to attend a training course which upon completion and achieving a high standard will be offered a fixed term contract with Jet2.com.

Ian Doubtfire said:

"At Jet2.com our customers are very important therefore we have a professional and dedicated team to help customers feel relaxed from the moment they step on board the aircraft. Our friendly cabin crew ensure that passengers are safe and comfortable whilst providing a full range of in-flight refreshments and shopping.

"We are looking for people who are hardworking, flexible, friendly, fit and have an outgoing personality. These qualities, combined with comprehensive training at The Aviation Academy, are the perfect formula for great cabin crew."

Jo Mills, Commercial Manager for The Aviation Academy, commented:

"This unique course, developed in conjunction with Jet2.com, offers a fantastic opportunity for candidates wishing to embark on a career within the aviation industry and I have no doubt that it will be extremely popular.

"The Aviation Academy equips recruits with knowledge on the theory of flight, discipline and responsibility, passenger handling, emergency procedures, customer service, conflict management and security. Practical elements are taught at the Aviation Academy, on board Jet2.com aircraft and at a training Centre at East Midlands Airport."

Further information, including entry requirements can be found at www.Jet2.com/careers or by contacting The Aviation Academy on 0113 391 9813

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