Global airlines warned that 25 million jobs across the world could be at risk from the coronavirus travel downturn and the industry’s representative body said airline finances were so fragile they could not afford to refund customers.
The "UAE Jobs Bank" is an E-government platform that allows UAE nationals to apply directly to jobs offered by government entities and the private sector.
Rolls-Royce, the British maker of plane engines, will cut at least 9,000 jobs and slash costs elsewhere, as the coronavirus hammers the aviation sector.
The Labor Department's closely watched monthly employment report on Friday could bolster economists' dire predictions that it would take several years to recover from the economic meltdown. Consumer confidence, manufacturing and services industries are also stabilizing, though at low levels, hopeful signs that the worst was over.
Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier said on Friday it would cut 2,500 jobs, or about 11% of the workforce at its aviation unit, as the coronavirus pandemic’s crushing impact on the air industry adds to its long list of problems.
British travel food group SSP, which operates food and beverage outlets in airports and train stations, said the job cuts will affect its head office and UK operations.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte welcomed the planned merger of Fiat Chrysler with its French rival PSA in an newspaper interview on Thursday, but said protecting jobs would be a top priority.
The British flag carrier has massively reduced flights and warned it will need to cut jobs to survive the emergency as the battered aviation sector frantically seeks to take out costs.
Some 898,822 workers lost their jobs since March 12 in Spain, social security data showed on Thursday, more than half of which are temporary workers. The number of people officially registered as unemployed in the country rose to 3.5 million in March, the highest level since April 2017.