Aviation Jobs (Avjobs.com)

Avjobs, Inc. (Avjobs.com)Avjobs provides aviation job information with complete application and contact information in each posting.  As The Leading Aviation, Airline & Airport Job Site (Founded in 1988), Avjobs.com fills two significant voids in the Airline, Airport, Aerospace, & Aviation job market by providing a common meeting place and advanced tools for aviation employers and applicants.

Serious, motivated job seekers pay a monthly subscription fee to access aviation specific job postings and hiring information specific to companies in the aviation industry; thus streamlining their job search. Avjobs systems also give applicants automated tools to build professional resumes to aviation standards, provide online interview assistance, coach applicants through the job search and networking process, and even issue private – professional email addresses for professional presentation and privacy concerns.

Avjobs was founded in 1988 to address the growing need of aviation organizations of all sizes to acquire, retain, and better serve their employees. Today, Avjobs is the world's leading provider of eRecruiting application software, applicants to aviation employers, and employment information to applicants - with more than 8,000 partner companies who operate in more than 200 countries around the world.

Avjobs highlights or features a new job posting each week as our “Job of the Week”.  We also provide visitors with a complete list of all available jobs in our system. 

For a quick view of aviation jobs available right now visit the following pages:


Avjobs even offers a 6 month guarantee to all participating applicants.

Additional resources available on the site include Aviation Job System Statistics.  It’s an easy way to see what’s available out there in the industry.  If you have any doubts, just visit the Aviation Jobs Available by Aviation Industry Category.

Avjobs list aviation jobs from all over the world and even provides a State by City breakdown so you can see exactly what cities in your state have aviation job availability.  If you are looking outside the United States, we’ve got that covered too with our List of Aviation Position locations Outside of the United States.

Additionally, if you just want to keep up to speed with what’s available, we have RSS feeds that deliver aviation job information to your RSS Reader or Email inbox daily.

We invite you to view the most current Aviation Industry-specific jobs, and post your resume so aviation employers can find you. 

Avjobs Applicants have the highest success rate in the aviation industry. Log in any apply for aviation jobs today.

Cathay expects 20 per cent capacity increase

CATHAY Pacific Airways has forecast a 15-20 per cent growth in air cargo capacity next year and expects volumes to rise.

The leap in capacity comes as the carrier posted a 17.5 per cent loss in freight throughput in October against a year earlier.

The airline will take delivery of two more 747-8 freighters by the end of 2012.

Airline Flight Attendant Career Overview

In Flight - Flight Attendant  Airline Flight Attendant

General Information
A flight attendants first and foremost responsibility is the safety of the aircraft cabin and its passengers. Flight attendants must comply with Federal Aviation Regulations. FAR's require flight attendants to be on aircraft for the sole purpose of performing safety-related duties. However, duties also include a wide range of passenger service functions. Flight attendants must be prepared for the unexpected and able to change from their passenger service role to their critical safety role at a moments notice.

Position Description
The flight attendant is the most highly visible employee to passengers of an aircraft. Flight attendants spend more time with passengers than any other airline employee, and tend to a wide variety of needs and requests. The flight attendant must offer the most personalized service possible to each and every passenger for the duration of flights. more >>

GS-5/15 Jobs

The largest number of aviation jobs found within the Federal Government (outside the Department of Defense) is with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the Department of Transportation. The FAA, with a total of approximately 47,000 employees, is charged with the administration and enforcement of all federal air regulations to insure the safety of air transportation. The FAA also promotes, guides and assists the development of a national system of civil airports. The FAA provides pilots with flight information and air traffic control services from flight planning to landing.

Position Description
Aviation safety inspectors develop, administer, and enforce regulations and standards concerning civil aviation safety, including (1) the airworthiness of aircraft and aircraft systems, (2) the competence of pilots, mechanics, and other airmen personnel, and (3) safety aspects of aviation facilities, equipment and procedures. These positions require knowledge and skill in the operation, maintenance or manufacture of aircraft and aircraft systems.

Working Conditions
The jobs require considerable travel, as inspections, consultations and investigations must be made at various facilities and locations or at the scenes of accidents. Forty hours constitute a normal work week. Change of assignment from one duty station to another is required as staffing demands. Inspectors are required to travel frequently and to occasionally work irregular duty hours. more >>

Airline, Airport, Aerospace & Aviation Industry

How would you like a job that can take you all over the world for work or play?  From the Eiffel Tower to the Caribbean to the Far East and back again? Or how about a position that provides free air travel to you and your friends or family?

Working in the airline industry can give you all this in what many find to be a fun and rewarding career. Whether you're looking for a position on the ground or in the air, in the public eye or behind the scenes, you'll be one step ahead of the competition when it comes time to apply if you read through the Avjobs Career Guide and use the Avjobs Applicant Portal for airline, airport, aerospace, and aviation industry employment.

As an airline employee, you'll enjoy a flexible schedule, excellent pay and benefits, and incredible travel perks. You'll also have the opportunity to work with people, hold a valued position, and be a part of one of the world's largest industries.

Positions at airlines include not only the pilots and flight attendants on the aircraft, but also a vast array of support positions on the ground. Whether its working as a cargo handler, mechanic, ticket or customer service representative, reservations agent, security guard, or any number of office positions, there's something for you in the airline business.

Avjobs will tell you all you need to know about working for airlines. Within these tools, you'll learn about what kinds of jobs are available, what it's really like to work in an airport or on an aircraft, what employers will expect of you, and what the salaries and benefits are. It's important to read about and understand all aspects of airline employment before you decide to start mailing out applications.

By the way, make sure you take full advantage of the hyperlinks on these pages. Avjobs offers a multitude of FREE information.  Take the time to explore the site, you'll be taken to charts, photos, interviews, and many other interesting aviation employment features.

Strategy for Scholarship Applications

1. Follow Directions

  • If they ask for five copies and an original - do it
  • Put the paperwork in order that it is listed
  • Staple if that is directed - don't put in folder or binder
  • Do not send attachments - i.e. videotapes, CD's

2. Letters of Recommendation

  • Should be current - not several years old
  • One letter from person in aviation - knows your skills and experience, abilities, on the job performance, etc.
  • One letter from person who has known you for a long time - neighbor, church leader, scout leader, teacher - can address your moral character, how you have worked to get where you are today
  • One letter from someone who knows your work ethic - could be aviation person or good friend - address history of your achievements, how and where you are expecting to go from here
  • Make sure letter is signed by person who writes it - include name, address, phone number, and e-mail address

3. Appropriateness

  • Make sure you are eligible for what you are applying for
  • Must meet minimum requirements - i.e. apply for type rating but do not have private certificate; AT for management

4. Neatness Counts

  • Make clear copies!
  • Copy both sides of logbook to one 8 ½ x 11" page
  • Sign each page and total time for every page
  • Make sure others can read your handwriting

5. Are you current?

  • Current and appropriate medical
  • Copy of drivers license and driving record - plan ahead (airline requirement)
  • Copies of all your certificates - not just latest one

6. Fill in the Blanks

  • On application - fill in the blanks legibly!
  • One application per company or scholarship

7. Writing the Essay

  • Address the guidelines and questions given for the essay
  • Be original - let reference letters state "you always wanted to fly," your struggle, your accomplishments (refer to item 2)
  • Try introduction, "My attraction to the industry began with…" "I always wanted to receive training from…"
  • Don't reiterate what resume and letters of recommendation have already addressed
  • Three main points
  • Introduction, Body, Conclusion
  • Look up website for possible guidelines or additional instructions

8. Assembling the Final Product

  • Put the papers in the order given - there is a reason for the order
  • All pages are exactly the same size
  • Originals all in one set, clear copies in others
  • One package per scholarship
  • Don't send letters of recommendation separately - sealed letters sent separately not good - find different person

9. Ship On Time

  • You are responsible for obtaining all required items in ample time for collating and shipping
  • Place each complete scholarship package in separate envelop and seal well with return and shipping addresses clearly visible
  • If multiple scholarships to one organization - place all singular envelopes in one large envelop and make certain the outer container/envelope is sufficient for that journey!

10. Follow Up

  • Do not call and ask if package arrived
  • Send via UPS, FedEx or certified mail - check tracking number
  • Remember - your odds are thousands of times better than the lottery!
  • Do a good job and think positive thoughts

Remember - "If you don't ask, You don't get."  There are thousands of scholarship opportunities available at any given time.  If you don't apply for them you'll never get one.  Do your homework, research, and look diligently for scholarship opportunities available to you.  There are too many for us to list them all, but we have provided a short list of places you can visit to get started.  Short list of  URLs for Scholarship Applications and Information: