London Airports Aim To Boost Business Aviation Workforce

 - January 9, 2023, 10:15 AM
Farnborough Airport and companies on-site employ around 1,200 people. (Image: Farnborough Airport)

Seeking to expand the business aviation workforce, the UK’s Farnborough Airport will stage a careers day event on January 23. In addition to the management team of the London-area private airport, the event will feature some of its major tenants, including Flexjet, Air Charter Service, and Gulfstream. The latter company has a major maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility at the site.

The British Business & General Aviation Association is supporting the careers day, which will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the on-site Aviator Hotel. The group’s managing director, Lindsey Oliver, is due to speak at the event to prospective recruits, including “candidates who are looking to start a career in the industry or experienced hires who are looking for their next role.”

More information is available from the Farnborough Airport recruitment team at The airport—which seeks to fill vacancies in areas such as customer service, operations, and ground handling—has more than 50 companies on-site that collectively employ around 1,200 people.

On the other side of the UK capital, London Biggin Hill Airport is holding a Careers Open Day on February 16 from 1 to 3 p.m.