British Airways to cut cabin crew

British Airways to cut cabin crew

UK flag-carrier British Airways has confirmed it will cut 400 senior cabin crew roles.

The measures will affect both long- and short-haul routes the carrier said earlier.

All redundancies will be voluntary, according to International Airlines Group-operated British Airways.

A 90-day consultation period has begun, with the first posts expected to be abolished in March 2013.

The airline has about 14,000 cabin crew staff in total.

Sister airline Iberia confirmed it would shed as many as 4,000 jobs last month as it seeks a return to profitability.