The management of Med-View Airline Plc has explained that it has been compelled to send over sixty of its workers home because of the realities of prevailing economic situation in the country and the need to reposition for optimal performance.
In a statement signed by the airline’s Executive Director, Business Development, Alhaji Isiaq Na-Allah said the airline has to take the decision to fully maximize its operation and prepare adequately for the challenges ahead.
Na-Allah however said the airline has genuine intention to recall the sacked workers back as soon as situation improves.
“Going by the realities of the prevailing economic situation, Med-View Airline is currently restructuring in order to fully maximize its operation and prepare adequately for the challenges ahead.
“In the course of this exercise, some staff, about 60 in numbers, were required to step aside as a result of downsizing with a genuine intention to recall them back as soon as situation improves as stated in our letter to the affected staff,” he said.
Noting that the decision to lay off the workers was not a pleasant one, the Executive Director said the need to achieve the best result with a minimum but adequate work force necessitated the move.
“The decision by management on this exercise though tough is predicated on the need to achieve the best result with a minimum but adequate work force. All the Staff affected have been adequately communicated,” Na-Allah said.