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Airbus to cut 1,700 jobs in UK

Credit: Independent- Published on June 30, 2020
Company statement says firm 'plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response to the Covid-19 crisis'
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Published on June 30, 2020 -  00:36
Airbus planning to cut 1,700 jobs in UK as result of coronavirus crisis
Aerospace giant Airbus is planning to cut 1,700 jobs in the UK as a result of the coronavirus crisis, the company announced. The news is a huge blow to its site at Broughton in north Wales, where wings are manufactured, and its other factory at Filton in Bristol. The company is cutting 15,000 jobs across its global operations. A company statement said: “Airbus has announced plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

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