Jet2 confirms job cuts in Spain, prompting fears it’s to axe popular resort flight check-in

By Lisa James
02/04/2024
Home » Jet2 confirms job cuts in Spain, prompting fears it’s to axe popular resort flight check-in

Jet2 has confirmed its has begun talks on proposed redundancies with staff working in Spain, including those who work at its Resort Flight Check-in service.

Canarian Weekly reports 996 staff at airports in Alicante, Palma de Majorca, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura have been told Jet2 is consulting unions on plans to cut 35% of roles. Flight deck and cabin crew roles are also under review.

Jet2holidays’ started its resort check-in service in 2016 but suspended it during COVID. It restarted the service in Cyprus last April and in the Canary Islands last June.

Jet2 hasn’t said whether Resort Flight Check-in will be discontinued or scaled back in the Canary Islands or elsewhere.

A spokesperson said: “We have recently reviewed our operations in Spain. As a result, we must sadly propose a number of colleague redundancies across Resort Flight Check-in, Flight Deck and Cabin Crew roles.

“We deeply regret these proposed redundancies, and we will be consulting with appropriate representatives of the affected colleagues to ensure that all options are fully considered.”

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