Latvian national airline airBaltic is taking part in the Shadow Day 2011 and invites young talents to team up for a day with professionals such as pilots, flight attendants, engineers, and technicians.
Daiga Ērgle, Vice President Human Resources of airBaltic: “The annual labour market survey recently found airBaltic Top Employer in the country. Shadow Days provide a real opportunity for young talents to spend a day with professionals at airBaltic.”
This year “shadows”, or students selected from hundreds of applying candidates, will follow various airline professionals – pilots, flight attendants, engineers, aviation technicians, ticket sales agents, and the company’s president.
Students can apply for the Shadow Day at www.enudiena.lv. This year, airBaltic has announced a special “Golden Vacancy”. To apply for the “Golden Vacancy,” students are requested to prepare a video presentation about airBaltic, post it on YouTube, write to [email protected] by February 11, and make sure that as many people as possible watch the YouTube video. The applicant with the best results and application will choose any of airBaltic professionals to shadow, and also enjoy a flight for two to any airBaltic destination in Europe, Middle East, and the CIS.
Last year, airBaltic offered six vacancies and received 274 applications making airBaltic the highest-ranking company in the Shadow Day 2010.
airBaltic serves 80 destinations from its home base at Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. The primary shareholders are the Latvian state, with 52.6% of stock, and SIA Baltijas aviācijas sistēmas, with 47.2% of stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 34 aircraft – six Boeing 737-500, eight Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 757-200, ten Fokker 50 airplanes and eight Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic offers nonstop flights from three Baltic capital cities – Riga, Vilnius, and Tallinn. airBaltic received the title of Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold Award) from the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is the winner of Air Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 – a global recognition of excellence in restructuring business. In summer 2010, airBaltic was chosen for anna.aero ANNIES Award as Europe's largest flag carrier by new routes. airBaltic won a special Pacesetter Award 2010 from the Jury of the Budgies World Low Cost Airline Awards, recognising achievements of airBaltic as a hybrid airline.