After these cuts, Lufthansa will employ 109,000 people. Employees. Lufthansa will cut 20,000 jobs abroad. Employees. In addition, Lufthansa sold LSG, a catering subsidiary employing 7,500 people. Lufthansa plans to cut 10,000 jobs in Germany next year. People.
Repetition despite increased interest in vacation flights
Meanwhile, a Lufthansa spokesman announced the growing demand for passenger planes during Christmas and New Year celebrations. The number of tickets purchased for flights to the two Canary Islands – Tenerife and Furtevenchura – has tripled. At the same time, ticket orders to Cape Town, South Africa, and Cancun, Mexico, quadrupled.
As a result of the Corona crisis, Lufthansa, like other airlines, suffered heavy losses, with a large portion of its fleet stabilized and its offer significantly reduced. Despite state funding, Lufthansa reported a loss of $ 5.6 billion after three-quarters this year.
Only state aid saved Lufthansa from bankruptcy. Demand for this specialty has grown significantly as a result of limited flights. Ultimately, the lines will only employ less than one lakh people. People. This limit needs to be achieved by reducing working hours, voluntary recurrence or layoffs due to changes in the enterprise. In addition, Lufthansa employees should have their salaries reduced.