The staff shake-up marks the biggest round of cuts in two decades.
The budget carrier already has operations in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India and Japan
The planemaker is confident the potential engine issue will not delay deliveries of its 737 MAX jets.
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