Virgin Atlantic plans to cut nearly a third of its workforce in response to the devastating impact of Covid-19
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Newsflash: Virgin Atlantic is slashing more than 3,000 jobs as it tries to survive the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.
The airline has just announced that it has cutting 3,150 positions, which is nearly a third of its 10,000 workforce.
“We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many.
“However, to safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible.