Etihad Airways warns pilots of job cuts

Etihad Airways this week warned pilots of immediate compulsory layoffs as demand for air travel fails to recover as quickly as expected from the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Etihad Airways warns pilots of job cuts.  Image:  Etihad Airways

Pilots were told in an email distributed on Monday: "The hard reality is that, despite all hopes, our industry is simply not recovering quick enough and we will continue to be a much smaller airline for some time."