Finnair set to eliminate 1,000 jobs amid Covid-19 pandemic: Report

Topics Coronavirus | airlines

Finnish national carrier Finnair plans to cut up to 1,000 jobs, or about 15% of its workforce, and seek further savings across its operations, joining airlines across the world in making cut backs to cope with the Covid-19 crisis.   Airlines are scrambling to slash costs and bolster their finances after lockdowns to contain the pandemic brought global air travel almost to a halt.

  Finnair also said on Tuesday it would continue temporary layoffs for thousands in Finland, where it employs 6,200 staff.   The.

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