British Airways has today announced it will switch all of its short-haul flights from Gatwick Airport to Heathrow as it looks to keep costs down in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. It comes as Ryanair threatened to cut 3,500 jobs if pilots and cabin crew don’t agree to pay cuts, the airline’s owner Michael O’Leary announced today. And yesterday plane maker Airbus announced it will cut 1,700 jobs in the UK, while EasyJet plans to cut 4,500 roles. Today British Airways, which grounded its Gatwick fleet in March following the outbreak of Covid-19, announced that all short-haul flights from Gatwick will be consolidated into Heathrow until at least September. Bosses at BA say long-haul flights will resume from Gatwick Airport later this month. A spokesperson for BA told the Travel Trade Gazette: ‘Throughout July and August, we’ll be consolidating our Gatwick and Heathrow short-haul flying to operate from our Heathrow base. Today British Airways, which grounded its Gatwick fleet in March following the outbreak of Covid-19, announced that all short-haul flights from Gatwick will be consolidated into Heathrow Bosses at BA say long-haul flights will resume from Gatwick Airport later this month. Pictured: Heathrow Airport, where BA will consolidate… Read full this story
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