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SIA group to cut around 2,400 staff, CEO Goh says decision was 'hardest and most agonising'

Felicia Tan
Felicia Tan9/10/2020 6:22 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
SIA group to cut around 2,400 staff, CEO Goh says decision was 'hardest and most agonising'
Industry groups have forecast that passenger traffic will not return to previous levels till 2024.
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The Singapore Airlines (SIA) group will be cutting around 2,400 positions across its airlines in Singapore and across its overseas stations.

The group has about 27,619 staff, according to figures released in its latest annual report.

“This decision was taken in light of the long road to recovery for the global airline industry due to the debilitating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the urgent need for the group’s airlines to adapt to an uncertain future,” says SIA in a filing on September 10.

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