Boeing and Airbus are looking for engineers in India with high skill and low cost. The reason behind this is that the demand for aircraft has increased.
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Boeing and Airbus are looking for engineers in India with high skill and low cost. The reason behind this is that the demand for aircraft has increased and there has been a big increase in their manufacturing presence in the world’s fifth largest economy. Airbus plans to hire 1,000 people in India this year. The company will appoint 13,000 people all over the world.
Increase in the number of employees every year
Boeing and its suppliers already have around 18,000 employees in the country. Its workforce is increasing by some 1,500 every year. Salil Gupte, India head of the American jet manufacturer, gave this information in an interview to Bloomberg News.
Around 1.5 million engineering students are graduating every year in India. In such a situation, it has become an excellent source of talent for the companies making the country’s aircraft. Due to the increase in traffic again after the Corona epidemic, these companies of airlines are getting record orders. Boeing can hire an engineer in Bangalore, India’s southern technology hub, at only seven percent the cost of a place like Seattle. This information is according to the data of salary data compiler Glassdoor.
What is the reason for the increase in demand?
Air travel remained banned for months during Kovid in the country. After this, when the air traffic started, it seemed that the aviation sector has come out completely. In December, a record was made for the number of daily domestic air passengers, but in February this record also collapsed. According to media reports, on February 19, 4,44,845 air passengers flew in the country. This number was 4,37,800 on 12 February. Whereas in December, on 24th, a record of 4,35,500 numbers was made.
Air India had placed an order to buy 470 aircraft a few days back. Only after this, the news of the country’s largest airline IndiGo (IndiGo) also ordering 500 aircraft came. This order is the biggest order in the aviation industry in the whole world.