The newspaper “Bild am Sonntag” said today that the number of workers made redundant by “Lufthansa” by the end of 2020 will reach 29,000, adding that German airlines will shed 10,000 jobs in the country next year as they fight the aftermath of the Corona virus.
The airline and its units, Euro-Wings, Swiss and Austrian Airlines, and Brussels Airlines reduced their flights, fleets and employees in the expectation that air travel would not return to pre-pandemic levels by 2025.
“Bild am Sonntag”, citing anonymous company sources, said that “Lufthansa” will liquidate 20 thousand. Jobs outside Germany and sells the catering unit “LSG”, which employs 7.5 thousand people. People, reducing the total number of employees to 109 thousand.
The newspaper added that the company will lay off another 10,000 jobs in Germany next year and has already spent EUR 3 billion ($ 3.64 billion) out of the EUR 9 billion in government aid it received earlier this year.
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