Delta Air Lines Layoffs 2023: What to Know About the Latest DAL Job Cuts


  • Delta Air Lines (DAL) layoffs have the company make small adjustments to its workforce.
  • That includes plans to cut both corporate and management positions.
  • This comes after increased hiring following the pandemic.
Delta Air Lines Layoffs - Delta Air Lines Layoffs 2023: What to Know About the Latest DAL Job Cuts

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Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) layoffs are a hot topic among traders on Friday as investors as the company prepares to cut corporate and management positions.

Delta Air Lines didn’t say how many employees will be affected by the layoffs. However, a spokesperson for the company did note that the job cuts are only to be small adjustments to the areas mentioned above.

Delta Air Lines said the following about the layoffs in a statement to CNBC:

“While we’re not yet back to full capacity, now is the time to make adjustments to programs, budgets and organizational structures across Delta to meet our stated goals — one part of this effort includes adjustments to corporate staffing in support of these changes.”

Investors will note that these new layoffs come after the company started rehiring employees following job cuts during the pandemic. That has its headcount sitting at about 100,000, as compared to 83,000 at the end of 2021.

Delta Air Lines Joins Layoffs Trend

Investors will keep in mind that Delta Air Lines is far from the only company that has been announcing layoffs recently. Several companies are cutting jobs to better align with demand and the economy.

This has resulted in many job cuts throughout 2023 as companies deal with an unstable economy. Inflation and increasing interest rates have both been weighing on businesses throughout the year.

DAL stock is up 3.7% as of Friday morning.

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