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Gatwick Airport generates EUR6.07 billion GDP and supports over 85,000 jobs Gatwick Airport generates EUR6.07 billion GDP and supports over 85,000 jobs

Jobs Boost at Gatwick Airport

London’s Gatwick Airport announced vacancies for more than 1,200 retail, restaurant, check-in desk assistance and luggage handling roles.

More than 800 jobs are being offered from across the airport’s retail and restaurant portfolio including, WHSmith, JD Wetherspoon, Boots, Fat Face, Starbucks and Monsoon.

Recruitment is also underway for more than 400 jobs for ground handling agents, the companies which provide check-in desk assistance for passengers as well as loading/unloading luggage and cargo onto aircraft at Gatwick, and these include, DHL, Menzies, Airline Services, dnata and Swissport.

Rachel Bulford, head, retail, Gatwick Airport, commented, “It’s great to see, once again, so many job opportunities opening up throughout our retail and restaurant offering at the airport.

“These roles will help to ensure we provide excellent service in all our outlets as passenger numbers increase over the busy summer period.”

Spencer Conday, vice president, operations, DHL, added, “We hope to attract the best talent for a number of exciting jobs and career opportunities at the airport and ensure customers continue to receive great service.”