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Aircraft Loader

Kaiuta/​Kaihoroi Waka Rererangi

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Aircraft loaders load and unload aircraft, and transfer freight and baggage between airport buildings and aircraft.


Aircraft loaders usually earn

$20-$29 per hour

Source: Air New Zealand, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an aircraft loader are average due to declining job numbers, but reasonably high turnover.
Aircraft loaders working on the tarmac at Wellington Airport

Aircraft loaders drive baggage and freight between planes and airport terminals or cargo buildings

Last updated 25 September 2018