(IN SHORT) Bristol Flyers, a basketball team, is pleased to announce easyJet as an Elite Partner in a partnership that extends support to the airline’s local recruitment efforts. easyJet, which has been based in Bristol for over two decades, has become the largest airline at Bristol Airport, serving more than 72 million passengers since its inception. With 17 aircraft based in Bristol and a team of over 650 crew members, easyJet offers travelers 70 routes spanning the UK, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. In its ongoing recruitment drive, easyJet aims to hire over 1,000 new cabin crew members throughout its network this year. The airline is actively working to challenge stereotypes associated with the profession, encouraging individuals over 45, career changers, and more men to consider joining the cabin crew profession. easyJet believes that life experience and transferable skills, such as customer service, communication, teamwork, and people management, make many candidates well-suited for the role. As part of this partnership, easyJet will sponsor an upcoming Bristol Flyers home game. Flyers Commercial Manager Steve Devereux expressed excitement about this collaboration, while Alison Jackson, Head of Talent Acquisition at easyJet, emphasized the importance of the partnership in raising awareness about cabin crew recruitment and ensuring that easyJet’s workforce reflects the diverse communities it serves in Bristol and beyond.
(PRESS RELEASE) London, UK, 2023-Nov-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Flyers is proud to welcome easyJet as an Elite Partner. The partnership will support the airline’s local recruitment drive, with opportunities as cabin crew currently available in the UK.
easyJet has been based in Bristol for over 20 years and in that time has grown to become the largest airline at Bristol having flown over 72 million passengers since operations launched. With 17 based aircraft and over 650 crew members, easyJet provides Bristol passengers with 70 routes across the UK, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
The airline is looking to recruit over 1,000 new cabin crew across its network this year and is tackling stereotypes about the profession through campaigns to encourage more over 45’s, career changers and more men to consider joining the career and show that life experience and transferable skills such as customer service, communication, teamwork and people management make many people ideal candidates for the role.
As part of the partnership, easyJet will be sponsoring an upcoming Bristol Flyers home game.
Flyers Commercial Manager Steve Devereux commented:
“We are delighted to add a brand such as easyJet to our list of Elite Partners for the 2023/24 season.
“easyJet has a significant base in Bristol and we are excited to begin working together to support them in achieving their goals”.
Alison Jackson, Head of Talent Acquisition, from easyJet commented:
“We are proud to be partnering with Bristol Flyers to help drive awareness of our current cabin crew recruitment drive, which aims to tackle stereotypes about the profession and encourage even more people to consider this fantastic career.
“Bristol is a key base for easyJet and the Flyers’ ability to bring together supporters of all ages and backgrounds makes this partnership the perfect match for easyJet as we want to ensure our people represent the communities we serve.”
Source: Bristol Airport