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Flughafen Wien AG hires 120 additional employees
Flughafen Wien AG is expanding its workforce in response to the growth in traffic and is currently planning to hire roughly 120 new employees. Seventy positions are available in the baggage handling area alone, where the duties include the loading and unloading of aircraft as well as the cleaning of the machines and loading of catering equipment. A further 50 staff members are required by Vienna International Airport Security Services GmbH, a subsidiary of Flughafen Wien AG. Their responsibilities include security controls at the gates and the control of hand luggage, boarding cards and passengers.
“The handling and security areas are highly dependent on the level of traffic at the airport, and an excellent team allows us to provide high quality services. In order to maintain this standard and keep pace with the above-average development of traffic, we intend to add roughly 120 employees to our staff in the baggage handling and security control areas,“ explained Gerhard Schmid, member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG with responsibility for handling and security.
Details on the application process
Both areas of activity require a class B driving license and a good reputation ? and for men, the completion of compulsory military service.Applicants for the security area must be at least 20 years of age. A basic knowledge of English is required. Persons interested in a baggage handling position should contact Mr. Dietmar Neuhold in the Personnel Department of Flughafen Wien AG under the telephone number (+43-1)7007-22182 or via e-mail at Persons interested in a security position should contact Ms. Susanna Trompos under the telephone number (+43-1)7007-26822 or via e-mail at Information on careers with Flughafen Wien AG as well as the current job offering and application forms are available online at under the menu point “The Company/Jobs & Careers“.
Vienna International Airport: the largest employer in the eastern region of Austria
With nearly 18,000 employees in 230 companies on site ? thereof roughly 4,000 directly at Flughafen Wien AG ? Vienna International Airport is the largest employer in the eastern region of Austria. A further 52,500 jobs throughout the country are directly or indirectly related to the airport.
For additional information contact: Flughafen Wien AG Press Office
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000
Clemens Schleinzer (+43-1-) 7007-22399
Birgit Fehsler (+43-1-) 7007-22254