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FLYNAS CONTINUES TO SUPPORT YOUNG SAUDIS WITH “A STEP AHEAD OF EMPLOYMENT”


Saudi National Carrier is The Official Carrier of Woman Job Fair Exhibition for the second consecutive year



Riyadh, January 2015: For the second year in a row, flynas has been named the official airline for the 3rd Women’s Job Fair – this year entitled, “A Step Ahead of Employment." The Saudi national carrier recently signed an agreement with Glowork, the exhibition’s organizer on January 11th. The 3rd Women’s Job Fair will take place on April 1st-3rd, 2014, at the Prince Sultan Hall at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh.

The contract was signed by Mr. Wael Sarhan, Director of Marketing and Communications at NAS Holding, and Mr. Khalid Al Khudair, CEO of Glowork, at the Glowork headquarters in Riyadh.

Al Sarhan expressed his satisfaction with flynas’ second participation in this important event, stating: “We at flynas affirm our commitment to participate in initiatives that support human resource development.  flynas’ participation in the exhibition is a mark of our character as a company, especially as the objectives of the exhibition are consistent with flynas’ vision to provide equal opportunities to Saudi women to assume their role in the renaissance of the Kingdom. flynas provides various job opportunities for Saudi women, because of our strong belief in their abilities. This year, our social programs are designed to reflect the role of women as effective and valued contributors to this great country.”

Glowork CEO Al-Khudair said: “Our partners take major credit for the success of this important exhibition, and we are honored to extend our thanks and appreciation for their valuable contributions. The Saudi carrier flynas has demonstrated continued support as the official airline of the exhibition, which aims to provide support to Saudi women and help them find career opportunities based on their abilities, and develop a career path.”

The "Step Ahead of Employment" exhibition will be held this year in three cities, beginning in Riyadh on April 1st-3rd, in Jeddah on April 12th-13th, and in the Eastern Province on April 28th-29th. The exhibition will provide employment opportunities for Saudi women ranging from students in their final years of college to university graduates from all over the Kingdom. The program consists of six steps designed to help job seekers enter the Kingdom’s labor force by enriching their skills while searching for personal and career opportunities.

flynas has recently announced an increased percentage of Saudization – 60% – in all departments and managerial positions at the airline, an increase realized through the company's efforts to train and develop young Saudi to work in various administrative and technical fields in the aviation industry, a part of the flynas vision of building a fully competent Saudi workforce.