Condor's inaugural flight to Austin touches down after an 11-hour flight from Frankfurt. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mateen Kontoravdis)

German Airline Condor Announces Staff Reductions

The COVID-19 pandemic will claim more jobs in the airline industry. German low-cost carrier Condor Airlines has announced that it will be reducing its staff load by 15-25%, an airline executive has announced in an interview with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. The move will affect between 650 and 1,000 jobs at the company. Specific departments where reductions would be made have not been announced.  Condor was already in a precarious situation prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline’s owner,…