More than 17,000 Delta employees ready to leave the airline

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution explains why Delta Air Lines is about to lose 17,000 employees.

Delta Air Lines had a $5.7 billion net loss for the second quarter and is cutting its workforce through buyouts and early retirements.

More than 17,000 employees have signed up to take early retirements or buyouts, according to Delta.

That’s about 20% of the company’s workforce. 

Categories: airlines, economics

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