The 'Airline of the Year 2021' Is Looking to Hire More Filipinos This Year

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An award-winning airline has announced that it is looking to onboard “a significant number” of new employees from the Philippines to support its global operations and enhance customer experience over the coming months.” 

In a news release, Qatar Airways said that, starting September 17, 2022, the company will start accepting applications from Filipino citizens for various roles across divisions.  

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In the Philippines, the group is targeting to hire staff for its various divisions ranging from Qatar Airways, Qatar Duty Free, Qatar Aviation Services, Qatar Airways Catering Company, Qatar Distribution Company to the Dhiafatina Hotels. Specifically, the group is planning to hire staff for various roles in the following divisions: Culinary, Corporate & Commercial, Management, Cargo, Customer Service, Engineering, Flight Operations, Ground Services, Safety & Security, Digital, Front of House, Administration, as well as Sales and Finance.  

Qatar Airways said the recruitment drive in the Philippines is part of the group’s global recruitment drive, which is the biggest talent acquisition in the history of the airline industry, as it looks to rebuild the workforce and fuel expansion.

“We are committed to bolstering our team and further strengthening the customer experience for travellers, while we boost our operational capabilities by seeking the right people,” said Qatar Airways Group CEO, Akbar Al Baker said. “Qatar Airways has always had a special bond with the Philippines and with this recruitment drive, we are further solidifying our commitment to the market.  

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The group is particularly gearing up for the highly anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which is happening in Doha later this year.

Qatar Airways was named Airline of the Year at the 2021 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named World’s Best Business Class, World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge, World’s Best Business Class Airline Seat, World’s Best Business Class Onboard Catering and Best Airline in the Middle East.

The airline has won the coveted Airline of the Year citation six times (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021). 

Qatar Airways’ recruitment drive in the Philippines will be held in Manila on September 17, 2022. Interested applicants can start applying for roles online via Qatar Airways' career page. The company said successful applicants can look forward to benefits including tax-free income, accommodations and allowances. 

 

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