Apr 2, 2020

British Airways set to suspend 32,000 staff amid coronavirus crisis

British Airways is expected to announce plans to suspend about 32,000 employees as the airline looks to slash costs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The airline is in talks with Unite, the union, about temporarily suspending staff, with an announcement expected later today. This would range from cabin crew, ground staff, engineers and head office. This week BA stopped flying from Gatwick airport and announced plans to consolidate its London flight operations at Terminal 5 in Heathrow airport. The airline has already temporarily closed its operations at London City airport last week.

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