Flying-Tiger
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Summary: Job Losses With Airlines

Sun Oct 07, 2001 2:00 am

I´ve made a summary with all job losses with airline (related to Sep 11th):

Aer Lingus: 2,000
Air Canada: 9,000
Air New Zealand: tbd
Air Transat: 1,300
Air Wisconsin: 300
Alitalia: 2,500
Aloha: 250
America West: 2,000
American Airlines: 15,000
American Eagle: 1,700
American Trans Air: 1,500
British Airways: 7,200
bmi- British midland: 600
Continental Airlines: 12,000
Delta Air Lines: 13,000
El Al: 240
Frontier Airlines: 440
Hawaiian: 430
Iberia: 6,000
Icelandair: 273
KLM: 2,500
LAN Chile: 650
Mesaba Airlines: 400
Midwest Express: 450
Mational Airlines: 300
Northwest Airlines: 10,000
SAS: 1,100
Sun Country: 200
Trans World Airlines: 3,000
United airlines: 20,000
US Airways: 11,000
VARIG: 1,750
Vanguard: 150
Virgin Atlantic: 1,200

Total (as of 6th October): 128,433

Do I have any forgotten? Seems that it will take a long time until airlines will have fully recovered. Traffic is expected to be back on pre-1th Sep level earliest in the second half of 2002. But then it will take much longer until the airlines have expanded to pre-attack employee levels.

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RE: Summary: Job Losses With Airlines

Sun Oct 07, 2001 2:16 am

"Traffic is expected to be back on pre-1th Sep level earliest in the second half of 2002. But then it will take much longer until the airlines have expanded to pre-attack employee levels."

Agreed....so what will you have then? Full airplanes, understaffed airlines, emyloyees forced to work overtime rather than recall the furloughed guys because it's cheaper, and "force majure" (can't spell it right) was used to get the ball rolling by ignoring union contracts....

A few months down the road it will be interesting to see how the airlines and the government interact with the loan program. I believe the government will want some control over the airlines they loan money to and how will they exercise this control.



 
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RE: Summary: Job Losses With Airlines

Sun Oct 07, 2001 2:26 am

Small correction.
The 2500 jobs lost at KLM are to be implemented by reducing the hours worked by 12000 employees and people leaving the company not being replaced.
There are no forced layoffs planned at this time. If the labour unions do not change their uncooperative stance on reducing pay increase next year forced layoffs in the future can not be ruled out.
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