The French airline Air France is going to 8.300 employees, a voluntary retirement scheme provision, to say the insiders on Wednesday at news agency Bloomberg. Are converted to be approximately 17 per cent of Air France's personnel is a vertrekaanbod to get it. Air France's partner KLM, announced in may, is already a voluntary retirement scheme to it.
if you make a voluntary exit scheme in place of the en masse staff to dismiss the hope for Air France, the goodwill of the French policy is to be retained. Paris pumped 7 billion euros in loans and guarantees into the company, after the company's coronacrisis the financial problems had come up.
Air France is hoped that this exit scheme a voluntary parting of the three hundred pilots, two thousand and cabinemedewerkers, and six men of the crew. In total, this is 17% of the workforce will disappear.
Air France's partner KLM was the middle of may with a similar retirement scheme in the court. It did not reach the number of employees is mentioned. The airline said at the time that "KLM would rather let go of employees who are there for the choosing by colleagues who do not voluntarily choose to".
the coronacrisis are a lot of airlines are in financial trouble come up. In addition to Air France, KLM and other European airlines will be forced to say goodbye to the staff. Among others, British Airways would be around 12,000 jobs, want to be removed, while German rival Lufthansa is expected for 22,000 jobs to be eliminated as a result of the coronacrisis.