Air NZ plans 385 crew cuts

Staff reporters
Wed, 16 Sep 2020

Air New Zealand has proposed 385 cabin crew redundancies as the airline continues to shrink in response to the covid-19 pandemic. The national carrier said in June it would have to cut another $150 million off its wage bill to align its cost base with revenue, which dropped by two thirds. The airline had already said it would cut its workforce by a third to save between $350 million and $400 million.Union E tu said the redundancies shouldn’t be proposed while Air NZ continues an agreement with a cabin crew company in Shanghai.&n...

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