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Luton offers 400 new jobs in preparation for busy summer months ahead

As passenger recovery continues and in time for the highly anticipated busy summer months ahead, London Luton Airport has announced 400 new job opportunities across the airport.

London Luton Airport (LLA) is recruiting for 400 new roles across the airport as February 2022’s passenger figures indicate a promising recovery for the airport, and the UK government announces an end to all COVID-19 travel restrictions.

A busy ski season and half-term city breaks boosted LLA’s passenger count in February 2022 with a total of 611,00 passengers travelling via LLA. Geneva, Amsterdam, and Belfast topped the most popular destinations, followed by Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Paris.

Ahead of an anticipated busy summer, boosted by the announcement all remaining COVID-19 travel restrictions are to be lifted on 18 March 2022, the airport is recruiting for 400 new roles. Jobs available include aviation security officers, fire fighters, and retail and hospitality staff, and positions related to the Direct Air-Rail Transit (DART) system, which will link the airport terminal with Luton Airport Parkway railway station.

Alberto Martin, CEO of LLA mentioned: “We are confident that demand for air travel is returning given the busy half term period, and will only increase further with the relaxation of the final travel restrictions at the end of this week. Though reaching our pre-pandemic figures will be tough, flying to the UK is now as easy as it was before, removing a key barrier to booking for many passengers. Hiring key staff will be essential to accommodate this anticipated uplift, and we look forward to recruiting ahead of what we know will be a busy summer season.”