Tigerair, CAL to recruit 300 employees in anticipation of travel boom

12/05/2022 05:50 PM
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Taipei, Dec. 5 (CNA) Budget airline Tigerair Taiwan announced Monday it will recruit an estimated 200 cabin crew and ground staff in the near future, while China Airlines (CAL) said the same day that it plans to hire 100 employees, amid upbeat forecasts about the recovery of the travel and tourism industry from the effects of COVID-19.

Applications for cabin crew positions will open Dec. 10 and close Dec. 25, while applications for ground staff jobs will open Jan. 9, 2023 and close Feb. 10, 2023, Tigerair said in a statement.

Interested applicants are required to have a minimum TOEIC score of 550 and at least a bachelor's degree, according to the statement.

After an initial screening of cabin crew applications, qualified applicants will undergo an initial round of testing on Jan. 7 and Jan. 8, 2023. Those who pass the first test will qualify for a second round of testing scheduled for Jan. 14 and Jan. 15, the airline said.

New cabin crew members are expected to start working in the first half of next year, according to the statement.

Meanwhile, CAL also issued a recruitment announcement Monday on the employment of around 100 ground staff at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and customer service representatives in Taipei.

Applications for the jobs are open now and will close Dec. 13. Qualified applicants will take an initial test on Dec. 24 and those who pass undergo a second round of testing on Jan. 8, 2023.

Interested applicants are required to have a minimum TOEIC score of 600 and at least a bachelor's degree. The ability to communicate in a second foreign language, other than English, such as Korean or Japanese is considered a plus, according to the statement.

(By Yu Hsiao-han and Evelyn Kao)

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