OSM Aviation expands its presence in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL – OSM Aviation, Inc. (OSM), a provider of crew employment and crew management services, is expanding its Fort Lauderdale operations with the hire of an additional 58 cabin crew members.
The company had previously hired 104 crew members beginning in October 2013. The current round of hiring will bring the number of new flight attendants hired in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area to 162 since October 2013. Based in Fort Lauderdale, OSM Aviation offers a broad range of services, including employment and management of both flight deck and cabin crew. The company has a solid aviation experience and offers high-quality services on competitive terms. Since 2013, the company has been providing Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS), the second largest airline in Scandinavia, with flight attendants and it is now providing NAS with captains and first officers. Recently, OSM has entered into a collaboration agreement with Finnair to staff flights with cabin personnel for long distance routes to Hong Kong and Singapore.
OSM Aviation is an affiliate of OSM Maritime Group, which has developed into a leading international player in crewing and operation of ships and offshore units. It currently employs 10,500 seafarers in more than 30 countries, and has management responsibility for more than 450 vessels.
Recruitment and training efforts for the new employees were aided by The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, CareerSource Broward, Broward College and the City of Fort Lauderdale.
“OSM Aviation’s mission is to provide the airlines with top quality flight crew at a lower overall cost and at the same time be a top-tier long term employer for the same crew members,” says CEO Espen Høiby.
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance President and CEO Bob Swindell added, “We are very happy that OSM Aviation is hiring additional flight attendants in the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County area. The company’s decision to expand in our region is a good indicator that our efforts in growing Broward County’s Aviation/Aerospace cluster continue to pay off. We thank the Alliance’s Business Development team for working with the company along with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Broward College for their assistance.”
Article courtesy of GFAlliance.