Korean Air to place more than 70% of personnel on leave for six months

8 April, 2020

Korean Air announced (07-Apr-2020) plans to place non essential personnel on leave for a six month period, effective 16-Apr-2020 to 15-Oct-2020, due to the impact of coronavirus on travel (Yonhap News/Reuters/Korea Herald, 07-Apr-2020). The measure will apply to more than 70% of the airline's employees, who will reportedly receive a portion of their salaries during the leave period. [more - original PR - Korean]