Air Canada to temporarily lay off half its workforce

first_imgOTTAWA – Air Canada announced Monday itwould temporarily lay off nearly half of its employees and reduce activity byup to 90 percent in the second quarter due to the coronavirus. Air Canada has suspended most of its international flights due to the coronavirus. AFP The measures would affect 15,200employees and about 1,300 managers from April 3, the airline said in a pressrelease.center_img Last week, Air Canada — the firstCanadian airline to be hit hard by the pandemic — announced the temporarylayoff of more than 5,100 flight attendants, including 1,500 members of itslow-cost subsidiary Air Canada Rouge. (AFP)last_img

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