Arik Airline sacks 300 workers
Arik Airline has fired 300 workers, The management of the airline disclosed this in a statement released today
Friday, December 4. The management hinged its decision to sack the workers on the economic impact of the
COVID-19 pandemic on its operations.
The press statement titled, “Arik Air management declares 300 staff redundant”, reads in part
“Arising from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to the constrained ability of the airline
to complete heavy maintenance activities and return its planes to operations, stunted revenues against
increasing operational costs, the management of Arik Air (In Receivership) has declared 300 staff members
redundant to its current level of operations.
“The leadership of the impacted unions has been contacted to negotiate a redundancy package for the affected