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British Airways Cuts Jobs Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

British Airways Cuts Jobs Due to Coronavirus Pandemic


Resulting from the travel ban in the U.K., British Airways has warned it's workers that they are struggling to survive on a crisis "worse than 9/11" caused by the coronavirus epidemic. Alex Cruz, who is British Airways' chief executive wrote to some 45,000 employees informing them that the airline would be "parking aircraft in a way [they] never have before." 



Above: Grounded British Airways Planes

Source: https://bit.ly/2IJULkX 



British Airways is a part of the IAG (International Airlines Group). Its main sister carrier, which is Iberia Airlines is based in Madrid where there is a "focus of a major Covid-19 outbreak," and on top of that, recently, the Forign Office advised against all travel to the Spanish capital unless absolutely necessary.



Above: The amount of Coronavirus Cases in Spain; 

Focused in Madrid with up to 1,000 cases

Source: https://bit.ly/2QiKW1z 



Even before Trump's travel ban, passenger airlines were estimated to lose $113,000,000,000 ($113bn) in revenue just this year.



Source: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/mar/13/ba-says-jobs-will-go-as-airline-industry-faces-crisis-worse-than-9-11-coronavirus

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