Here are the companies laying off employees as they deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic

FILE PHOTO: A Norwegian Air plane is refueled at Oslo Gardermoen airportReutersCompanies around the world are laying off workers as demand in industries from travel to events decline sharply because of the coronavirus pandemic. Norwegian said on Thursday it would temporarily lay off up to 50% of its workforce across all departments. After canceling its annual event,…

Here are the companies laying off employees as they deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic

FILE PHOTO: A Norwegian Air plane is refueled at Oslo Gardermoen airportReutersCompanies around the world are laying off workers as demand in industries from travel to events decline sharply because of the coronavirus pandemic. Norwegian said on Thursday it would temporarily lay off up to 50% of its workforce across all departments. After canceling its annual event, South by Southwest is laying off a third of its workforce. Here’s a list of companies laying off employees because of the coronavirus pandemic. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.As travelers and event-goers stay home during the coronavirus pandemic, companies are taking a hit and some are laying off employees. From airlines like Norwegian to events like South by Southwest, workers around the world are feeling the impact of the coronavirus. Here’s a list of companies laying off employees due to the pandemic.Work at a company that cited the coronavirus as a resaon for layoffs? Contact the reporter of this piece, Bryan Pietsch, at bpietsch@businessinsider.comNorwegianFILE PHOTO: Passengers board a Norwegian Air plane in Kirkenes, Norway October 26, 2019. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche/File PhotoReutersNorwegian said it would lay off up to 50% of its employees across all departments because of a decline in flights. The company said that because of the pandemic and President Trump’s restrictions on some travel from Europe for 30 days, it would ground 40% of its long
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