Delta to furlough Delta set to furlough over 1,900 pilots in October

Delta Air Lines is planning to furlough 1,941 pilots in October as the airline industry struggles to rebound from coronavirus-related fallout. “We’ve said before that early retirements alone wouldn’t solve the pilot overstaffing situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic,” said John Laughter, senior vice president of flight operations, in an internal memo to employees. Delta…

Manchester Airport closes Terminal Two due to low demand

Manchester Airport is closing one of its three terminals due to low demand for air travel associated with Covid-19, just a month after it reopened. Managing director Karen Smart said the decision to shut Terminal Two was taken after “monitoring the travel patterns” of airlines and passengers. She added said the terminal would close its…