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Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs

Jet disasters force 30% reduction as part of $1.9 billion fix

Posted: August 30, 2014 at 1:57 a.m.

Aircraft operated by Malaysia Airlines sit Tuesday on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia.

Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.

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