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Thousands Apply For Jobs at Arlanda and Landvetter Airports

Swedavia’s Recruitment Events at Arlanda and Landvetter Airports Draw Overwhelming Interest from Job Seekers

Swedavia actively champions Sweden’s long-term connectivity with major recruitment efforts at the country’s busiest airports, Arlanda and Landvetter. They offer a variety of permanent and seasonal jobs across diverse fields. The recent recruitment events on January 12 and January 17 attracted over 3,500 job seekers.

Swedavia's Recruitment Events at Arlanda and Landvetter Airports Draw Overwhelming Interest from Job Seekers
Swedavia’s Recruitment Events at Arlanda and Landvetter Airports Draw Overwhelming Interest from Job Seekers.

Candidates flooded the recruitment events where Swedavia. Numerous airport-based businesses welcomed a flurry of applications for roles at Arlanda and Landvetter airports.

During the mid-January events, Swedavia partnered with 30 companies at Stockholm Arlanda and nearly 20 at Landvetter. The companies demonstrated a strong commitment to stimulating employment opportunities within the Swedish aviation industry.

“Of course, it is very gratifying to see the strong response and tremendous interest in working at our airports, with so many job seekers of different ages, who chose to visit our very well-attended recruitment days in January. We can certainly say that the two days were very successful, with a total of several thousand visitors, and we and our partners hope, of course, that the opportunity to meet with us will lead to a number of new colleagues with new jobs at our airports. We and a large number of our partners are looking for a number of new employees in a wide variety of professions, both during the summer season and in permanent positions, in order to ensure Sweden’s long-term connectivity at our airports as much as we can,” says Marie Wiksborg, Director of Business Support at Swedavia.

Job Opportunities Abound at Swedavia Airports

Airport jobs are surging, and Swedavia and its partner companies are actively seeking candidates for a diverse array of positions. Prospects include roles in airport operations, security checkpoints, airline staff, and ground handling services. Additionally, there’s a high demand for hospitality staff at airport eateries. There are also opportunities for IT professionals to innovate and maintain technological infrastructures. With an estimated 500-plus career openings on the horizon, these employment opportunities present a burgeoning job market.

At Arlanda and Landvetter airports, companies are invigorated. They are embarking on a significant recruitment initiative, poised to welcome a new wave of dedicated employees.

Employers Gain From Recruitment Days at Swedavia Airports

Security Jobs

“At Avarn Arlanda, we had a successful recruitment day filled with productive meetings with interesting candidates. It was a great day!” says Yazdan Gilani, Head of Department and Security Officer, Avarn Security Aviation.

”Swedavia’s large recruitment day during 2025 will be the border police’s key acitvity to secure the needed growth of new employees”, says Tor Hiis, responsible for recruitment at the border police in Sweden, Region Stockholm.

“The Recruitment Day at Göteborg Landvetter is an important day for us as we are constantly on the lookout for new, talented colleagues. This year’s event was very successful and we received over 40 applications, many of which went on to the next stage of the process, so it paid off immediately, which is great,” says Jennie Weimén, Recruitment Manager at Landvetter Airport, Securitas.

Aviation Jobs

“It was a successful day with a lot of attendees and productive meetings. It was great to see so much interest in working with SAS’s ground handling services at Stockholm Arlanda. I hope that the recruitment day will result in many good applications,” says Angela Jansson, Head of Recruitment and Skills Development at SAS Ground Handling.

“What a productive day! We met so many wonderful potential future colleagues who asked good questions about what it’s like to work at Arlanda and what kind of jobs we can offer as a company. There was a great deal of interest in working in our service positions, and with our fantastic combination of food, drink and service, we felt that the visitors showed us a high level of engagement and interest. We hope to welcome many new colleagues now, and especially this summer!” says Pia Axelsson, People Director at SSP Sweden.

“We are in an expansion phase at Arlanda, where we plan to hire nearly 120 new employees on an ongoing basis until the summer. The recruitment event was a great opportunity for us to showcase our operation, answer questions and connect with a large number of promising candidates. The day resulted in a large number of applications and we have already scheduled interviews with a number of attendees who visited our stand. A very successful event!” says Mikael Johansson, Station Manager at Aviator.

Arlanda and Landvetter Airports Vital to Local Economy

Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Göteborg Landvetter Airport are significant regional employment hubs. They bolster the local economies with substantial job opportunities. Hosting 600 employers and engaging approximately 17,500 employees, Stockholm Arlanda Airport is recognized as one of Sweden’s largest workplaces. Göteborg Landvetter Airport, though smaller, still makes a notable impact with around 100 employers and a workforce of 3,500 employees. These airports serve as important transit points and as dynamic centers of employment, contributing to the vitality of their regions.

Companies Participating in Swedavia Recruitment Days:

Arlanda Employers

Avarn Security, Aviator, Avis Budget Group, AVISEQ CRITICAL COMMUNICATION AB, Cabonline, Clarion Hotel Arlanda, DHL Express Arlanda, Dufry/Avolta, Forex, Gate Gourmet, Global Blue, Hertz, HMSHost/Avolta, Menzies Aviation, Newrest inflight, Nordrest, The Swedish Police, Radisson Blu, RC, SAS Ground Handling, SAS Scandinavian Airlines System, Smarte Carte, Sodexo, SSP, Swedavia, Taxi Stockholm, TUIfly Nordic.

Landvetter Employers

AirportRetailGroup, Aviator, DHL Express, Espresso House Sweden, Forex, Gate gourmet, GFC (Gothenburg Fuelling Company), GLA Aircargo AB, MenziesAviation, The Swedish Police, SAS Maintenance Production, Scandic Hotel, Securitas, Sodexo, SSP, Swedavia.

Check Out the Job Openings Still Available at Arlanda and Landvetter Airports

Learn more about what it’s like to work at Swedavia’s airports and about the current vacancies:
Vacancies – Swedavia | About Swedavia
Work with us | About Swedavia


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