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Nearly half a million jobs globally may be lost in the aviation industry in 2020. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Global Aviation Industry Could See Over 500,000 Job Losses in 2020

Over 350,000 aviation jobs have been cut over the past six months. Over 25,000 jobs are expected to cut through the end of the year, and an additional 95,000 jobs are in jeopardy, Crain’s Business reports, potentially putting aviation-related job losses around 470,000 or higher by the end of 2020. Around 220,700 jobs so far have been lost at airlines. Just over 60,000 have been lost at aircraft manufacturers. An additional 46,500 job losses are associated with airline servicing, and…

Kenya Airways to Sack Senior Pilots As Coronavirus Impacts Continue…

Kenya Airways, Kenya's flag carrier, is moving to slash half of its pilot workforce. The move is in line with cost saving measures deemed necessary due to the toll the COVID-19 crisis that has taken, Business Daily reports. Kenya Airways is looking to cut up to 207 of its 414…