British Airways warns its employees of layoffs, will park large amount of airplanes

British Airways CEO Alex Cruz has warned its employees that “jobs will be lost” due to the coronavirus outbreak.

“As a result, we are suspending routes and will be parking aircraft in a way that we have never had to before. Please do not underestimate the seriousness of this for our company.”

Read the full memo via Lewis Goodall who published the memo on social media.

In other news, BA has introduced flexible changes for anyone due to travel up to May 31, 2020. Visit for more information about your options.

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