British Airways A320. Courtesy, Airbus British Airways (BA) has announced it will cut up to 1,200 jobs as it absorbs the mainline operations of British Midland International (bmi). Loss-making bmi, sold by the Lufthansa Group to BA parent International Airlines Group (IAG) in December 2011, has around 2,700 employees (ATW Daily News, Dec. 23, 2011). BA said it began consultations today with trade unions representing bmi staff. Most of the job losses will come at bmi’s Castle ...

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