Air Canada to lay off over 5-K flight attendants

first_imgAir Canada attributes the layoffs to the “rapid evolution” of the coronavirus pandemic and the reduction in service it has caused. AFP The layoffs would affect 3,600 flightattendants at the flagship Canadian airline and all 1,549 flight attendants atits budget Air Canada Rouge affiliate, the union that represents the flightattendants said. AIR CANADA plans to temporarily lay offmore than 5,000 flight attendants due to the new coronavirus pandemic, theirunion said Friday.center_img That accounts for more than half themembership of the Air Canada component of the Canadian Union of PublicEmployees, which represents roughly 10,000 flight attendants. (AFP)last_img

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