Lufthansa has plans to save 1000 of 5000 administrative positions away. It communicate to the German carrier on Tuesday.
Also at the management level must be saved. This means that every fifth management position be abolished, the equivalent of around 200 jobs, communicate Lufthansa.
Lufthansa is one of several carriers that is struggling to survive, after coronakrisen has hit them hard on the economy.
In the last month said the shareholders of Lufthansa ' yes ' to, that the German government takes over 20 percent of the company. It opens for a bail-out for nine billion euros (67 billion dollars).
Lufthansa says that the company's economy thus is ensured.
But the repayment of the loans and investments from the government, including interest, will put a further burden on the company in the coming years, and therefore are sustainable savings inevitable, writes Lufthansa in a message.
Under the coronaudbruddet passengers largely disappeared from both Lufthansa and other carriers.
According to Lufthansa's own calculations, this means that 22,000 and positions have become redundant.
the Entire Lufthansa Group has a total of approximately 138.000 employees.
the Company announces that it is trying to avoid layoffs, if possible.
Lufthansa is right now in negotiations with the pilots ' trade unions on the restructuring, it says.
last month, an agreement was reached with the kabineansattes trade union.