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MAS employees brace for job cuts

Route cuts, change of leadership also to feature in restructuring plan
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 06:00
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What lies ahead? The 19,500 staff members of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) now face a new ordeal - a quarter of them may lose their jobs at the unprofitable airline, hit by two jet disasters this year. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

[KUALA LUMPUR] As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasting with their pink and turquoise uniforms, sobbed and clung to each other in grief. The 19,500 staff members of Malaysia Airlines (

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