Comair Latest Airline To Hand Employees Walking Papers | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 04.23.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.23.14 **
** Airborne 04.21.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.21.14 **
** Airborne 04.18.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.18.14 **

Wed, Jul 09, 2008

Comair Latest Airline To Hand Employees Walking Papers

Follows Delta's Announcement Of 13 Percent Cut In Capacity

Another day, another airline announcing layoffs. On Tuesday, Delta Air Lines regional subsidiary Comair announced plans to cut its flight schedule back drastically in September, with commensurate cuts to its pilot and flight attendant workforces.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Comair will cut 300 pilots and 220 FAs from its bases at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Comair's home base at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Erlanger, KY.

The cuts follow Delta's announcement last month of as much as a 13 percent cut to capacity by the end of 2008. Comair had already announced plans to cut its route network by about 15 percent by the end of the year, and trim 14 CRJs from its 128-plane fleet.

Comair employs 6,300 workers, including 1,477 pilots and 940 flight attendants. Airline spokesman Jeff Pugh said Comair has already trimmed its administrative staff by six percent this year.

FMI: www.comair.com

Advertisement

More News

Luftwaffe Ju 52 Discovered On The Bottom Of The Black Sea

Plane Disappeared 67 Years Ago On Transport Mission To The Eastern Front A plane missing since 1942 has been discovered in about 75 feet of water in the Black Sea has been identifi>[...]

AD: British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-07-09 PRODUCT: British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Jetstream Series 3101 and Jetstream Model 3201 airplanes.>[...]

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-08-04 PRODUCT: Certain Airbus Model A310 series airplanes.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.24.14)

South Bay Soaring Society The South Bay Soaring Society (SBSS) is a non-profit radio controlled glider club based in San Jose, CA. They have flying sites in San Jose, Santa Clara, >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.24.14): Dew Point (Abbrev. DWPT)

A measure of atmospheric moisture. It is the temperature to which air must be cooled in order to reach saturation (assuming air pressure and moisture content are constant).>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC