EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Air Europa

Company/Organisation:
Air Europa

Geographic Location

Country: Spain

Company

Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51 - Air transport
Number Employed: 3058
Group: Globalia

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-01-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 260
Planned Job Reductions max: 260
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 260

Additional Information

Airline Air Europa has applied for a labour ajustment plan affecting 260 employees in different Spanish regions. The dismissal will affect 46 pilots, 22 flight attendants, 45 maintenance technicians and 147 ground stewardesses. The cuts account for 8.5% of the workforce.

The measure is said to be necessary in order to decrease operating expenditures and to be competitive with low-cost carriers. According to the company, these measures are necessary to ensure the viability of the company.

No timeline for the redundancy procedure has been given.