British Airways announced the proposed closure of its Travel Shops business and its Belfast call center, moves that would shave approximately 400 jobs from the cost-cutting carrier's payroll. BA's 17 UK Travel Shops, which are "forecast to make ever-increasing losses in the years ahead," will be shuttered by the end of August. The airline also will cut jobs at the London Heathrow-based Worldlink travel agency and its back office support area. "It is clear that increasing numbers of our ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"British Airways to cut 400 direct sales jobs" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.