March 25, 2009

Australia’s Qantas to cut 90 senior jobs

Qantas Airways Ltd, Australia’s top airline, moved to rein in costs with another round of job cuts, this time targeting its senior management team, to help it ride out the global financial crisis.

Qantas will shed 90 top management positions adding to 1,500 job cuts announced last year, it said on Wednesday.

The airline said in a statement it would a maintain a salary freeze and make a number of role changes for remaining managers.

Source: Reuters

March 11, 2009

American Airlines to Lay Off 323 Attendants in April

According to Bloomberg: “American Airlines, the world’s second-biggest carrier, plans to lay off 323 flight attendants April,1 after an insufficient number of employees accepted voluntary leaves or retirement. “

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