Business

Air Zimbabwe employees sent on unpaid leave

Air Zimbabwe employees sent on unpaid leave
INTERNATIONAL – Several dozen Air Zimbabwe employees have been sent on unpaid leave as the national carrier restructures its organisation.

Pindula News reported on Monday that one of the 43 employees affected by the restructure was forced to hire his own truck to ferry an air start unit to Bulawayo last week. 

One of Air Zimbabwe’s Boeing 767 had suffered a technical fault that required it to be jump started at the Joshua Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo.

Several dozen Air Zimbabwe employees have been sent on unpaid leave as the national carrier restructures its organisation. Photo: File
Management from Air Zimbabwe has explained the forced leave as part of its reconstruction process involving structural adjustments which extends to its employees and that nobody has been fired.

Just recently the airline announced that they were resuming flights linking to Victoria. In a Twitter post the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority said that government had agreed to acquire new aircraft to service the route. 

African News Agency (ANA)