United to trim 10% of flight attendants from payroll

08/28/2008 | Bloomberg · Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

UAL Corp., still battling the effects of record-high fuel bills, says it will cut more than 1,500 flight attendant positions at United Airlines, effective Oct. 31. The new layoffs are part of the airline's goal of 7,000 job reductions by the end of 2009. According to the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, workers who volunteer for furloughs before Sept. 22 will be offered an incentive package that includes keeping most benefits.

View Full Article in:

Bloomberg · Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Engineer - Avionics Project
United Airlines
Chicago, IL
General Manager Airport Services II
Spirit Airlines
Cleveland, OH
Manager, Airline IT Product Specialist
Amadeus Revenue Integrity
Tucson, AZ
Senior Staff Representative - Quality Assurance, On-Wing Maintenance Surveillance
United Airlines
Chicago, IL
Maintenance Planner
Virgin America
Burlingame, CA