Air Zimbabwe puts 600 workers on forced leave
HARARE – Air Zimbabwe has sent over 600 employees on forced leave as the parastatal rationalises staff levels in a frantic bid to turn around the ailing company and restore customer confidence. The national airline said it is implementing a restructuring programme which will see about 307 workers being retained while over 600 are laid off to facilitate streamlining of operations. The parastatal is aiming for optimum use of personnel for the next six months after which it will review progress in revitalisaion and recapitalisation.
Senior Air Zimbabwe officials insisted the restructuring exercise would see the parastatal’s performance improving. The airline has announced plans to re-launch the Harare-London route in July, 14 months after abandoning the route due to viability challenges. Help by donating to fund our operations.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Nehanda Radio