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British Airways to cut up to 12,000 jobs

Christian Fernsby |
British Airways will cut up to 12,000 jobs as the airline’s owner warned the coronavirus recovery will take several years.

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Topics: BRITISH AIRWAYS   

BA parent International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) said it had launched a restructuring and redundancy program due to the impact of the pandemic and the expectation that the “recovery of passenger demand to 2019 levels will take several years.”

In a letter to staff Alex Cruz, chairman and chief executive of British Airways wrote: “In the last few weeks, the outlook for the aviation industry has worsened further and we must take action now.”


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