European Aviation has laid off 80 per cent of its workforce as part of a
total, 560 jobs have gone, with most of the cuts affecting cabin crew based at
Gatwick and Manchester. Some pilots are also losing their jobs.
company’s owner, Paul Stoddart – backer of the Minardi Formular One team – said
the company will continue to employ around 160 staff.
cut back capacity to match demand. Yes, we have to go through a painful
restructuring process, and yes I am incredibly sad about the jobs."