Concerns over airport staffing shortage as two in five workers ‘thinking of quitting’

A survey of 1,700 employees by the job site CV-Library showed that reasons for the desire to quit were also the desire Better pay and less stress.

Only 5% of respondents blamed it the current situation at British airportswhere it has been long delays in recent months.

Two out of three of all respondents stated this didn’t get a raise during the last 12 months.

Lee Biggins, Managing Director of CV-Library, said: “With the industry in disarray, it’s not surprising that so many airport workers are considering leaving the company.

“Attempts to turn things around have so far failed and with peak season now upon us urgent action is needed.

“Based on our data and the voice of both current and former airline and airport employees, the crisis could be significantly mitigated if salary levels and benefits were increased.”

The news comes amid an air travel crisis that has seen thousands of flights canceled and many passengers forced to wait several hours in long airport queues.

The Argos:

Heathrow, the UK’s busiest airport, recently imposed a cap of 100,000 daily departing passengers by September 11 and asked airlines to stop selling summer tickets.

However, the Telegraph reported that it had seen a letter from Mark Powell, Heathrow’s director of operations planning, which said a cap of 1,200 arriving and departing aircraft per day could last until October 29.

Many passengers flying to and from Heathrow have suffered severe disruption in recent months with long security queues and baggage system outages.

Staffing levels for ground handling teams at Heathrow are only 70% of pre-pandemic levels, while passenger numbers are between 80% and 85%. Concerns over airport staffing shortage as two in five workers ‘thinking of quitting’

Fry Electronics Team

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