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Job Alert! Spirit Airlines Will Be Hiring Hundreds Of Locals In Houston This Fall
Houston, we have an announcement! Spirit Airlines will be hiring hundreds of Houston locals. The airline is adding an aircraft maintenance facility as well as a Pilot and Flight Attendant crew base at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
Positions Spirit is looking to fill
Spirit will be looking to fill about 150 Pilot positions and about 300 Flight Attendant positions starting in fall 2022.
There will also be future job openings for supervisors, additional crew, and support functions.
New crew members will join Spirit’s current crews in Atlanta (ATL), Atlantic City (ACY), Chicago (ORD), Dallas (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Las Vegas (LAS), Miami (MIA) and Orlando (MCO).
“This year marks our tenth anniversary in Houston, and its the perfect time to celebrate this expansion that will bolster the foundation of our operation as our airline continues to grow,” says Nick Bartolotta, Vice President of Operations and Crew Planning for Spirit Airlines.
Why are there so many openings?
The airline’s route map is expanding to support new destinations. This year, Spirit will be adding 24 new planes. This will bring its fleet total to 197 planes. 33 new aircraft are scheduled for completion in 2023. The airline has one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient fleets in the industry and they are continuing to grow.
Houston’s location adds to the advancement of Spirit’s current domestic and international flight activity.
“Houston is a key international gateway in our flight network, and we greatly appreciate the strong partnership with the city and airport that helped make this opportunity a reality,” says Bartolotta.
The future of Spirit in Houston
Spirit is actively working on providing affordable travel options for Houston locals.
There are currently 16 domestic and seven international locations Houstonians can travel to directly. There will be daily nonstop service to Monterrey, Mexico (MTY) starting this fall.