EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51 - Air transport
Number Employed: 14500
Group: Aeroflot

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-12-2008
Planned Job Reductions min: 500
Planned Job Reductions max: 500
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2009
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009

Additional Information

The Russian airlines Aeroflot is to cut 500 employees in 2009. The company has taken this decision in order to tackle the recent economic crisis. The Aeroflot fleet flies to 94 destinations in 49 countries worldwide and operates 302 flights daily. It has 14,500 employees worldwide.