British Airways (BA) takes a leave of more than 6,000 employees. They are taking advantage of the voluntary retirement scheme of the airline. It is the staff that will be on Friday, informed of their future prospects for the company, as confirmed by the BA.
the British airline, on Friday the three types of letters out the door and gone. As a part of the staff will continue to work on the basis of the contract. The second group will have a specific function, but under the revised terms, while the third letter, people will be put to the end of their term of employment.
finally, the last group will be given the opportunity to be on the waiting list for future job openings. They will be given priority over other applicants.
"We have been forced to make difficult decisions, but at the same time, do everything as much as possible, jobs are secure," said a spokesman for BA's across NU.nl.
The airline used five months after the start of the coronacrisis is still only about 20 percent of its regular capacity. At the end of april, and the BA is known to be approximately 12 000 people to lay off.