By Eric Haurupma – UPNG Journalism student [EM TV, Port Moresby]
One of the world’s finest and fastest growing, five-star airlines company, Qatar Airways is carrying out a recruitment drive for its cabin crews’ in Papua New Guinea.
Qatar airways’ ambition to recruit Papua New Guineans coincides with the company’s policy for a multicultural workforce, within the organisation.
To embrace its policies, Qatar Airways organised the recruitment exercise to employ dynamic professionals in the country.
More than 31,000 people are employed by the Qatar Airways Group of which 19,000 work directly for Qatar Airways. A member of the Oneworld alliance since October 2013, the airline was the first Persian Gulf carrier to sign with one of the three airline alliances.
This morning at Grand Papua Hotel in Port Moresby, applicants new and experienced, queued for the interview.
Qatar Airways says it is proud to provide opportunities for young Papua New Guineans to work abroad.
Although, most of the participants of the recruitment drive were camera shy when EMTV News caught up with them, they thanked Qatar Airways for the organising the initiative and for recognising the potential in Papua New Guineas to be part of their organisation.
Established on 22 November 1993, Qatar Airways Company Q.C.S.C is the state owned carrier of Qatar and operates as Qatar Airways with its headquarters located in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha.
Flying to over 140 destinations and with a fleet of over 100 aircrafts, Qatar Airways operates as a “hub-and-spoke network” and from its base at Hamad International Airport links over 125 international destinations across Europe, North America, South America, Central Asia, Far East, South America, South Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Oceania.