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WTTC warns over Brexit no-deal job losses | News

WTTC warns over Brexit no-deal job losses | News

The UK government and the EU must agree a deal over Brexit to save and secure thousands of jobs, argues the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). WTTC, which represents the global tourism private sector, has urged the two sides to come together to find a way to reach a consensus for a post-Brexit trade […]

MAG warns 900 jobs could go following Covid-19 slump | News

MAG warns 900 jobs could go following Covid-19 slump | News

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has confirmed as many as 900 jobs could go across its UK airports as travel continues to slump in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The operator said 465 roles were under threat at Manchester Airport, as well as 376 at London Stansted and 51 at East Midlands Airport. Talks with […]

IATA warns aviation capacity will be vital for Covid-19 vaccination | News

IATA warns aviation capacity will be vital for Covid-19 vaccination | News

The International Air Transport Association has urged governments to begin careful planning to ensure full preparedness for when vaccines for Covid-19 are approved and available for distribution. The association also warned of potentially severe capacity constraints, with as many as 8,000 aircraft needed for the huge task. Air cargo plays a key role in the […]

IATA warns of looming catastrophe for UK aviation sector | News

IATA warns of looming catastrophe for UK aviation sector | News

The International Air Transport Association has outlined the need for an urgent rescue plan for UK aviation, in the face of what it brands an “imminent unemployment catastrophe”. The United Kingdom is experiencing an air transport crisis, which threatens to put more than 820,000 people out of work across the entire UK economy, IATA said. […]

American warns of impending job losses as Cares act expires | News

American Airlines reports huge loss for second quarter | News

American Airlines has said it will cut as many as 19,000 jobs in October when a government wage support scheme expires. The coronavirus aid, relief and economic security act, also known as the Cares act, was extended to airlines during the early stages of the pandemic, with domestic carriers receiving around $25 billion in total. […]

ABTA warns travel jobs being lost at alarming rate | News

STA Travel ceases trading in UK as pandemic bites | News

As many as 39,000 jobs have already been lost or placed at risk across the outbound travel sector since the Covid-19 crisis started, according to new research. Surveying members, the Association of British Travel Agents found around 90,000 people could have impacted in total once supply chains are considered. The situation has reached a “critical […]

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