American Airlines to cut 19,000 jobs in October due to the Covid-19 pandemic

American Airlines to wipe out 19,000 occupations in October as it battles with a sharp downturn in travel in light of the pandemic. Flight attendants will bear the heaviest cuts, with 8,100 losing their positions.

The leave of absence and the board cutbacks reported on Tuesday are notwithstanding 23,500 representatives who acknowledged buyouts, resigned early or took long haul leaves of nonappearance. American started the year with around 140,000 representatives however anticipates that less than 100,000 should stay in October.

U.S. air travel plunged 95% by April, half a month after the huge coronavirus episodes in the US. Traveler traffic has recuperated somewhat from that point forward however stays down 70% from a year back, and airline state they need less specialists.