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American Airlines notifies 25,000 staff of potential layoffs

American's layoff notices memo was sent to 2,500 pilots, 9,500 flight attendants, 3,200 maintenance staff and 1,000 reservations agents.

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AMERICAN Airlines is notifying 25,000 workers that they could be furloughed from Oct 1, executives said on Wednesday, the latest major carrier to warn about massive layoffs.

Although the number of layoffs may be minimised through voluntary departures, American will have...

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