Bmi yesterday outlined a major restructuring of its mainline and regional operations, including suspension of unprofitable routes, reduction of its mainline fleet by nine aircraft to 30 and around 600 fulltime job cuts. The manpower reductions equate to approximately 13.5% of bmi's workforce of 4,470 and will impact all areas of the business. "Further job cuts cannot be ruled out," the airline warned. The moves follow the bmibaby shakeup announced three weeks ago (ATWOnline, Nov. 5). It said ...

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