Tag: Airways

British Airways: Long-serving cabin crew face 20% pay cut

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways has told its longest-serving cabin crew they face a 20% cut in basic pay or they will lose their jobs. The move is the airline’s latest offer in ongoing consultations with Heathrow-based staff. In an email sent last night, British Airways said the aviation industry would look “very different” after the coronavirus pandemic. Under… Read more →

British Airways’ treatment of staff ‘a disgrace’, say MPs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Most BA aircraft have been grounded since the lockdown British Airways’ treatment of staff during the coronavirus crisis “is a national disgrace”, MPs have claimed. A Transport Select Committee report accuses the airline of a “calculated attempt to take advantage” of the pandemic by cutting thousands of jobs and downgrading terms and conditions. BA… Read more →

Thai Airways saved from the brink by government

Image copyright Getty Images Loss-making Thai Airways has been allowed to restructure its debts to keep its planes in the sky. The struggling airline had previously asked for a government bail-out via a 58.1bn baht ($1.81bn, £1.48bn) loan. Instead, Thai officials told the airline to come up with a restructuring plan to avoid going bankrupt. The global airline industry is… Read more →