Cebu Pacific hiring new personnel

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Sunday, February 13, 2011

GOKONGWEI-led Cebu Pacific is filling in more than 200 positions as it embarked its expansion plans in Asia.

Candice Iyog, Cebu Pacific vice president for marketing and distribution, said the delivery of 20 new Airbus 320 aircraft from 2011-2014 necessitated for recruiting additional manpower.

Specifically, the airline needs 75 Airbus and ATR pilots; 200 cabin crew; 10 mechanics and engineers; and 20 ground support crew in the various fields of cargo, airport services, accounting, information systems and human resources.


"Cebu Pacific has created over 4,000 jobs with an annual payroll of over P2 billion. It has created 500 jobs in the last year alone. We are proud to provide high-paying jobs to Filipinos, and keep them close to their families," Iyog said.

Interested applicants may also email their credentials to recruitment@cebu The detailed job descriptions and qualifications can also be found on or Cebu Pacific's page on

Flight crew hopefuls, Iyog said, must embody the airline's culture of fun, should have a college degree and basic computer literacy, internationally-recognized airline transport pilot license and a minimum of 500 hours on civil registered transport aircraft certificate on multi- crew operations.

Qualifications for being a Cebu Pacific flight attendant, on the other hand, include a dynamic personality, at least 5-foot-3 in height, weight that is proportional to height, clear complexion and good eyesight, among others.

"Cebu Pacific offers unlimited travel benefits, competitive compensation packages, annual performance bonuses and a fun working environment. And since the airline is growing, our employees also enjoy career opportunities not easily available in other airlines," Iyog explained.

Asia's third largest budget airline currently operates over 260 flights daily to 16 international cities and 33 domestic destinations.

It flew almost 10.5 million passengers last year, exceeding targets with a 19 percent increase over 2009. Its international passengers also grew 38 percent in 2010.

By the end of 2011, the airline said that it will operate a fleet of 37 aircraft with an average age of less than 2.5 years. (Virgil Lopez/Sunnex)


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