Easyjet to axe 700 pilot jobs and close 3 bases

Budget airline Easyjet are set to axe 727 jobs and close 3 bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle. The announcement comes as part of a scaling down project to save costs due to the coronavirus crisis impact on profits. General Secretary of BALPA, Brian Strutton, claims this is a "bad decision at the wrong time" especially given reports other airlines are set to begin flying again. .