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Pearson airport job fair held as air travel comes ‘roaring back’

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More than 2,000 people signed up for a job fair at Toronto Pearson Airport after COVID-19 disrupted the travel sector for nearly three years.

“The aviation industry has been hit hard by the pandemic, but travel is back and the industry is booming, and you can’t fly without boots on the ground or in the air,” the Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) said Tuesday. At the conference, he said:

“This is an incredible industry and this job fair is just a small window into the scale of this dynamic economy here in the GTA.”

Job openings at Canada’s busiest airport include 400 positions in customer service and hospitality, security and baggage handling.

The GTAA said it employed just 1,500 of the 50,000 people who worked at Pearson before the pandemic.

With over 2,300 registrants, Tuesday’s job fair seeks to fill the void left uncovered over the past three years in preparing the airport for future success.

With a mass hiring event funded by the Ontario Department of Labor, Training and Skills Development, a new job portal and pilot project will help Mazurkewicz quickly track security clearances for employees who need them. He said he would.

Gurvinder Singh, one of the employees who will be attending the trade show on Tuesday, said he would take any job he can get.

“I’m not picky. Whatever I think suits me, I go for it,” Singh told CP24.

Following months of delays and flight cancellations, Toronto Pearson made headlines last summer for all the wrong reasons. At one point, airports were ranked as follows: Worst airport in the world for delays by CNN.

The enviable rankings brought by Personnel issues and measures against COVID-19 It was still valid then and seems to be valid now past Introduction with new tools In recent months, travelers have been able to pass through the airport Faster.

Charmaine Williams, deputy minister for women’s social and economic opportunities, was in attendance on Tuesday to celebrate the vote at the city’s northwest airport.

“The job fair is nothing short of great economic news for the community and the people of Ontario who use this airport heavily,” Williams said.

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