Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; West Yorkshire; Leeds
Location of affected unit(s)
Leeds-Bradford Airport
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51.10 - Passenger air transport

107 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
20 October 2020
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Leeds-Bradford Airport, the international airport in Yorkshire, has announced plans to cut 107 jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the travel restrictions. Redundancy consultations with the affected staff have already started.

A spokesperson for the airport said the decision to cut jobs was a response to the 'short-term constraints' faced by the company and the aviation industry as a whole.  

A representative of the GMB trade union called on the government to provide sector-specific financial support to save jobs in aviation.

Leeds-Bradford Airport is an international airport in the north of England, which served over 4 million passengers in 2019.



Eurofound (2020), Leeds-Bradford Airport, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 102578, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/102578.