American Airlines: More Layoffs Coming

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 8:58 am
By: News On 6

FORT WORTH, TX -- Sluggish sales in the air means more layoffs for flight attendants at American Airlines. 

The Fort Worth, Texas-based company says it will lay off 921 flight attendants effective next month.

American Airlines says 228 of its flight attendants will be furloughed but could be re-hired later.  Another 244 will be put on leave for two months.   The remaining 449 employees will take voluntary leave.

The cuts will go into effect starting October 1st.