Layoffs

Cathay Pacific to forgo wage support, opening doors for layoffs

Cathay (0293) Pacific airlines announced on Friday that it will no longer apply for employment subsidies from the government for its main business. The move implies that the airline can further make r...


Embraer to ax 900 staff, blames COVID-19 and Boeing partnership

Embraer, a Brazilian aircraft producer, announced 900 layoffs, as COVID-19 and the company’s termination of the partnership with Boeing has reportedly incited a 4.5% reduction to its global workforce....


Air India flights allegedly operated by unemployed pilots

Air India has reportedly sacked 48 pilots who had resigned the year before, but later withdrew their resignations. The unexpected firings have led to violations of “comical proportion”, union claims, saying some pilots operated flights for Air India after being laid-off. ...


British Airways job cuts: 6,000 leave; 6,000 more to be axed

British Airways (BA) reported that by August 7, 2020, more than 6,000 employees took voluntary redundancy which indicates that the company reached a halfway mark through its planned furloughs....