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The aviation industry contributes to a global network, allowing people to “take off” and discover new destinations, business to trade and the economy to move forward.

About the industry

The Aviation sector carried over 60 million domestic passengers and there were over 1 million tonnes of international scheduled air freight traffic. The industry employs more than 93,000 people across its five main sub sectors which include Domestic Commercial Aviation, International Commercial Aviation, General Aviation, Air-freight Aviation and Aviation Support Infrastructure.

The aviation industry is a fast paced, dynamic role which is changing with the trends of society and it’s day to day needs. To work in this industry you need levels of a design mindset, thinking critically, system thinking, solving problems, learning agility, communication and leadership.

The Aviation industry needs...


... to seek action and adventure and crave variety and enjoy improvising. In this industry we are constantly adapting and changing, movers help to keep ideas fresh.


... to be organized, prepared, and dependable when it comes to a fast paced industry with lots of moving parts


... to be considerate, cooperative, and encouraging in their approach to work in aviation.


... to make calculated decisions that will ensure safety and processes are followed correctly

Expectation vs Reality

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    It is just all about flying planes

    Working in the Aviation industry, you have to be good a flying and driving planes

    Aviation is a diverse industry

    Flying planes may seem fun for some and terrifying for others, luckily this industry requires a diverse group of individuals to undertake a variety of roles


The Aviation industry underpins Australian business and tourism and has an estimated annual revenue of $45.98 billion and added $18.42 billion to the Australian economy in 2018.

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