‘The hardest message’: American Airlines to lay off 17,500 front-line workers due to coronavirus travel slump

‘The hardest message’: American Airlines to lay off 17,500 front-line workers due to coronavirus travel slump

‘The hardest message’: American Airlines to lay off 17,500 front-line workers due to coronavirus travel slump

American Airlines warned in July that it would have to lay off up to 25,000 flight attendants, pilots and other front-line workers this fall due to the steep decline in travel brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The final number came in lower thanks to voluntary employee exits and long-term leaves but the figure is still staggering: 17,500 workers.

By Miki