250 Apprentices at Frankfurt airport gathered last Friday to a XXL group photo. “Frankfurt, 02 September 2013 at the start of the education year makes the initiative Yes to FRA!” with the action on the diverse professional opportunities carefully, which the international air transport hub creates. The approximately 500 companies and facilities at Frankfurt airport offer over 1,000 training places and about 78,000 jobs. For travelers Frankfurt airport, the beginning of her professional career is the gateway to the world for many trainees: Fraport, Condor, Lufthansa and DHL Global Forwarding, Logwin air & Ocean, gebr Heinemann and the InterCityHotel Frankfurt airport, whose Auszubildende were, during the group photo with 40 apprenticeships offered. The perspectives are varied and range from the commercial, technical and catering to the aviation and security. Alone, the airport operator Fraport has about 21,000 employees and staff, as well as more than 300 trainees at Location Frankfurt. 90 Percent of them come from the Rhine-Main region and each year approximately 110 young people in up to 28 commercial and technical occupations as well as up to eight dual degree programmes be readjusted. These include specialists in warehouse logistics and engineer, air traffic assistants, paramedics, medical assistant, work firefighters, specialist, engineering, mechatronics, construction and system mechanic.
There is but not very versatile jobs at the airport, but also airport-specific activities. The airlines train for example, aircraft mechanics and electricians for aeronautical systems and enable a dual degree in aviation management or aviation management. Germany’s approximately 1,500 trainees and students at Lufthansa this year 200 restart in Frankfurt. And also Condor sets: four of a total of ten trainees are from this year. Also four more are added to the eight dual students of the airline in September. Yes to FRA!” is an initiative, supported by the Condor Flugdienst GmbH, Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Fraport AG. Goal of Yes to FRA!”is a differentiated and factual discussion about the significance of the Frankfurt hub.