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March 24, 2009

Wales Airbus factory set to lose 250 jobs

A downturn in orders at the Airbus factory at Broughton in Flintshire is to result 250 job cuts, unions have been told.

Officials have been in talks with management at the factory, which employs over 6,000 people, and say the company hopes most, if not all the cuts, can be through voluntary redundancies.

Source: News Wales

November 20, 2008

Rolls-Royce plans 2,000 job cuts

According to BBC: “Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce has said it plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs in 2009 because of the downturn and delays to new Airbus and Boeing planes.
The firm also said it was in talks about a planned cut of 140 jobs at its Assembly and Test facility in Derby. “

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