AirTran Airways will cut 180 pilots and 300 flight attendants effective Sept. 6, Senior VP-Marketing and Planning Kevin Healy told the Associated Press yesterday. The carrier said last week it would impose a 15% pay cut on officers and a 5%-8% cut on most staff (ATWOnline, July 3). As for the job cuts, Healy said AirTran will offer voluntary leave for employees with at least five years of service in a deal under which medical benefits and flight privileges would be maintained for 6-12 ...

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