Air France, the largest private employer in the Paris region, has announced a confirmation of its commitment to employment and training associated with the inauguration of the new Paris CDG Alliance, the company said.
Air France employs over 30,000 people in the Greater Paris region and 50% of staff hired in 2019 come from the departments bordering the Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly hubs.
Created in 1998 from the merger of the GIP Emploi Roissy and the Hubstart Paris Région Alliance, Paris CDG Alliance is a Public Interest Group specialized in employment and training in the 3 departments bordering Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Le Bourget airports (Seine et Marne, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val d´Oise).
It is administered by 11 funding members: the State, the Region, the Departments of Seine-et-Marne, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val d´Oise, EPT Paris Terres d´Envol, ADP Group, Air France, La Belle Etoile, CMA and CCI. It brings together public and private partners, both French and international, around structuring and innovative projects to meet the employment needs of companies and inhabitants of the area (development of shared approaches and tools, working groups, studies, publications, experimental actions, etc.).
Air France said its participation in Paris CDG Alliance is in line with the airline´s desire to strengthen its roots in the areas where it operates.