Launches Plans to Hire More Than 350 Flight Attendants in
Preparation for '07 Growth
Republic Airways will
be hosting a series of recruiting sessions in Dayton, Ohio as part
of its announced plans to grow its flight attendant workforce by
more than 350.
All three of Republic’s carriers – Chautauqua
Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America – expect to
add Flight Attendants thanks to the company’s strong
partnerships with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United
Airlines, US Airways, and beginning in 2007, Continental Airlines.
The company’s existing flight attendant workforce of
approximately 1,100 is expected to grow to 1400 by early 2007, and
a series of flight attendant training classes are scheduled for the
next four months to accommodate the expansion. Republic Airways
recently held recruiting sessions in Greensboro, North Carolina,
Louisville, Kentucky, Indianapolis, Indiana and New York where over
600 flight attendant candidates participated in the recruiting
Republic Airways has major operations in nearby Columbus, Ohio
and employs more than 700 aviation professionals at Port Columbus
International Airport. In addition the company operates a 140,000
square foot aircraft maintenance facility at the airport.
“The regional airline industry continues to generate the
bulk of the growth and jobs in aviation, and as we lead the sector
in expanding and flying even larger jets, we are excited about the
future of the airline and the opportunities for our
employees,” said Republic Airways CEO Bryan Bedford.
“We have an outstanding group of employees and we want to tap
the region’s long affiliation with aviation and find new
employees interested in joining our company and participate in our
Open house recruiting
sessions will be held Wednesday November 1st beginning promptly at
10:00 a.m., 2:00 pm and 6:00 p.m. at The Marriott Courtyard Dayton
North located at 7087 Miller Lane rd. just off Interstate 75 South
at exit 59. Please note the doors to all recruiting sessions will
close promptly at the beginning of the session.
Candidates must be 19 years of age with a high school
diploma/GED, customer service skills and good communication skills.
Please complete an on-line application and bring two valid forms of
ID to the Marriott Courtyard Dayton North. The employment package
includes paid training, generous health insurance and related
benefits, as well as travel benefits.
The three Republic-owned airlines operate a series of flight
attendant crew bases at Indianapolis, Louisville, Buffalo
Greensboro, St. Louis, New York LaGuardia, Columbus, Richmond,
Chicago O'Hare, Washington Reagan National Airport, Pittsburgh, and
Orlando. New hire flight attendants must be willing to relocate
initially to any of these bases, but if eligible, can bid for
openings at a preferred base. The company works with flight
attendants to help them secure their preferred base as quickly as