Singapore Airlines is negotiating leave without pay with its cargo pilots, VP-Public Relations Stephen Forshaw told Agence France Presse. Unpaid leave periods could reach 30 months. "The outlook for the freight industry is weak. . .shipping companies are parking vessels and all-cargo airlines are being severely affected," Forshaw told the news agency. He said SIA Cargo "will work cooperatively with its staff and unions" on the matter and that layoffs "will only be considered as a matter of ...

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