Big cuts at Aer Lingus

Cabin crew, who this week voted down a company cost-saving plan, will face 230 compulsory redundancies while four unions representing pilots, maintenance, craft and administration staff will have to deal with 440 "voluntary" job cuts.

It was unclear at presstime what effect that cuts will have on transatlantic services and if the cuts will result in any industrial action at the airline, which suffered an operating loss of

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