Malev Hungarian Airlines announced that it will cut staffing levels by 9%, resulting in annual savings of HUF1.2 billion ($6.9 million). It did not say when the layoffs will take place. The carrier employs 3,508 and said it will cut a "maximum" of 250 workers even though 9% would equal 315. CEO Peter Leonov confirmed the 9% figure, saying that "besides reducing expenditures, optimization of the staff level is necessary primarily to ensure that 91% of the employees. . .can continue to have a ...

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