British Airways to cut up to 12,000 jobs as air travel collapses

British Airways to cut up to 12,000 jobs as air travel collapses

Source: BBC News

British Airways is set to cut up to 12,000 jobs from its 42,000-strong workforce due to a collapse in business because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The airline’s parent company, IAG, said it needed to impose a “restructuring and redundancy programme” until demand for air travel returns to 2019 levels.

The pilots’ union Balpa said it was “devastated” at the news and vowed to fight “every single” job cut.

Source: BBC News