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