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British Airways to consult on 12,000 job cuts

British Airways to consult on 12,000 job cuts

28 April 2020 Airline News

British Airways has begun discussions with unions over as many as 12,000 job cuts at the airline. The proposed restructuring and redundancy programme is necessary as demand for travel is unlikely to reach levels seen in 2019 for several years, the airline said.

British Airways confirms staff furlough

British Airways confirms staff furlough

2 April 2020 Airline News

British Airways is making use of the Covid-19 job retention scheme on offer in the UK, with as many as 30,00 staff set to be furloughed. Under this scheme, employees will receive 80 per cent of their base pay and of certain allowances.