EasyJet announce 1,000 new jobs to be created.
There will be 600 cabin crew based in the UK, with many at Gatwick. The others will be pilots and other staff.
The airline is offering loans of £100,000 for women to train as pilots. It comes as figures show just one in 20 flight crew are women.
It comes as the airline is launching its new European training centre at Gatwick.