Airline Layoffs — A Summary
Before we get into the details, here’s a quick summary of what we found out:
- Chinese airlines seem to handle the crisis better or are less impacted. As a result, China’s biggest airlines, China Southern and China Eastern have (currently) no plans to cut jobs.
- Although not included in the list, we couldn’t find any Chinese airlines’ announcements about job layoffs.
- Low-cost airlines seem to handle the crisis in a better way compared to legacy/network carrier. Accordingly, job cuts are marginal compared to network carriers.
- With up to 40,000, Lufthansa Group is leading the list of most significant job cuts.
Airline Layoffs — The Details
And here are the detailed plans of the twelve biggest airlines in the world when it comes to job cuts. The numbers are based on our research between 5th and 6th October.
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And if you are up to the details, here are the links to the news article containing the numbers shown above.