HUNDREDS of jobs are available at Manchester Airport as the easing of travel restrictions sees consumer confidence soar.

Security officers, customer service, hospitality and car park staff are among 550 vacancies with Manchester Airport Group.

A further1,000 jobs are available with other companies and airlines, including security officers, ground handlers, customer service, hospitality and car park staff., Ryanair, Swissport, UK Border Force, Menzies, and ABM are looking to recruit as they prepare for a busy summer season.

A virtual jobs fair at 10am on Tuesday, January 25 will offer more details about many of these roles.

Passenger bookings have surged since travel restriction imposed in response to the omicron variant were lifted last weekend.

Karen Smart, Manchester Airport managing director, said:“It’s great that our passengers have more freedom to fly, as the aviation industry begins its road to recovery.

"We always knew the sector would quickly bounce back with the easing of travel restrictions.

“We now have hundreds of fantastic, interesting roles available to suit a wide range of people with different experience, skills and backgrounds.

"We encourage applications from individuals with great people skills, ambition and enthusiasm.

“Airports are a great, varied placed to work that are interesting and offer excellent potential. Our colleagues get huge job satisfaction from interacting with customers and helping to give them a great start to their holidays.

“This is a great opportunity to grow your career and join our friendly team at the vibrant and busy Manchester Airport.”

As the airport is a 24/7 business a lot of the roles include working shifts and out of hours to match operation and flight schedules.

A wide range of benefits are available for airport workers including discounts on public transport, free on-site car parking whilst working and going on holiday, pension scheme, training programmes and retail discounts.

MAG owns and and operates Manchester, London Stansted, East Midlands and Manchester airports.

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