Tech & Science Air France and Airbus: Thousands of jobs at risk
Airbus boss - could save 2,000 jobs with the help of the federal government
© Reuters / REGIS DUVIGNAU Airbus's annual press conference on Full-Year 2019 results in Blagnac Berlin (Reuters) - According to CEO Guillaume Faury, Airbus assumes that with the support of the Federal Government in 2000 fewer jobs could be cut in Germany than previously planned.
Due to the significant decrease in air traffic during the coronavirus pandemic, the Air France Group plans to step up the transformation of the company. This is reported by the AFP news agency with reference to an Air France paper.
Air France Group: 7,500 jobs could be cut
According to trade unions, the group could cut up to 7,500 jobs over the next two years: 6500 of them at Air France and 1000 at the HOP branch. Air France, an airline belonging to HOP, would be particularly hard hit if the plan were implemented. Because in addition to the loss of 1,000 of the 2,400 jobs, there is also the threat of the closure of two maintenance plants.
Thousands expected at Black Lives Matter rally in Adelaide .
Thousands of people are set to congregate in Adelaide for a second Black Lives Matter rally tomorrow. Organisers say they're taking every precaution to protect people from the spread of COVID-19.A similar event last month attracted about 6000 protesters to Victoria Square. © 9News Thousands are expected at another Black Lives Matter rally in Adelaide tomorrow. It went ahead with the blessing of police.This rally will follow the government's relaxation of coronavirus social restrictions.