Air France eyeing 6,500 job cuts by 2022 – sources – Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) – Air France (AIRF.PA) aims to present a plan to trade unions to cut just over 6,500 jobs over the next two years, three sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as the airline grapples with the coronavirus crisis. FILE PHOTO: Air France A380 Airbus and airplanes sit on the tarmac at…

Air France eyeing 6,500 job cuts by 2022 – sources – Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) – Air France (AIRF.PA) aims to present a plan to trade unions to cut just over 6,500 jobs over the next two years, three sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as the airline grapples with the coronavirus crisis. FILE PHOTO: Air France A380 Airbus and airplanes sit on the tarmac at the site of French aircraft storage and recycling company Tarmac Aerosave in Tarbes following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in France, June 19, 2020. Picture taken June 19, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File PhotoFrance’s flagship airline, part of the Air France-KLM group, is cutting capacity and exiting loss-making domestic routes as the pandemic hits international travel. On top of the 6.500 staff cuts – roughly representing just under 15% of employees such as pilots, ground staff and flight attendan
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