Midwest Airlines and its Skyway subsidiary will reduce the workforce by 40%, equal to approximately 1,200 employees, as a result of its decision to remove its MD-80s from service this fall and in anticipation of "other schedule adjustments to be announced," it said yesterday. Midwest announced 109 layoffs and a 2.5% schedule reduction in April, the MD-80 groundings in June and wage cuts earlier this month (ATWOnline, July 4). More was needed. "In order to successfully restructure, there is ...

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