Kenya Airways set to send employees on unpaid leave

Kenya Airways is set to send its employees on unpaid leave beginning April 1st as announced by the airline itself.

Managers of Kenya Airways are set to receive a 75% pay cut as the the airline sorts to manage its financial following the outbreak of coronavirus.

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In a statement to newsrooms, KQ CEO Allan Kilavuka said that the decision was reached at so as to ensure everyone maintains their job.

He admitted they are facing challenges at the moment and that everyone as a company is in this together.

It is due to that that those at management level will take a 75% pay cut while other employees will take unpaid leave effective immediately.

On his part, he said he will take a 80% pay cut while those of grade H06 and above will go on a one week paid leave and three other weeks of unpaid leave.

Mr. Allan Kilavuka assured all employees that they will make a review and compensate them when they bounce back to profitability.

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Berryl Achieng
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