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United Airlines Shuts 3 International Bases Amid Coronavirus Woes

Jun 08, 2020 - Nasdaq

Per Reuters , United Airlines Holdings UAL is closing three out of its four international bases for flight attendants in the face of low demand.

The Chicago, IL-based airline, which carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), is shutting down bases at Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Tokyo with effect from Oct 1, while maintaining operations at its London base, per its head of in-flight services John Slater.

The closures will impact around 840 flight attendants, who would need to be transferred to the...