Budget airline Norwegian to axe 1,200 jobs in Spain


Norwegian Air Shuttle, currently under bankruptcy protection, says it plans to axe 85% of its workforce in Spain. – EPA file pic, May 4, 2021.

LOW-COST carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle, currently under bankruptcy protection after the Covid-19 pandemic pushed it into a record loss last year, said today it plans to axe 85% of its workforce in Spain.

The no-frills airline has informed unions of its plans to retrench nearly 1,200 cabin crew in Spain as part of a group-wide restructuring programme, a spokesman told AFP.


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