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British Airways Reportedly Lays Off 350 Pilots and Puts 300 in ‘Pool’ for Rehire

British Airways, which has said it needs to cut 12,000 jobs and proposed pay cuts for cabin crew, has reached a deal with its pilots that will see 350 laid off and another 300 put in a “pool” for rehiring when needed, The Sun on Sunday reported.

Captains and first officers placed in the pool do not currently have an aircraft to operate and will remain on half-pay, the report said, while all other operating flight crew will take a 15 percent pay cut.

Once “pooled” pilots return, operating flight crew members will get 7.5 percent of their deducted...

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