Tunisia (news now) – 11/02/2022. 16:36
Tunisair will lay off more than a thousand aides
- As part of plans to ease the financial difficulties of the Tunisian state-owned airline
- Tunisair has recorded annual losses since the 2011 revolution
- Challenges related to the difficult economic situation in Tunisia
Khaled Al-Shelly, President and CEO of the Tunisian AirlinesThe company intends to lay off more than 1,000 employees over two or three years starting from 2022, as part of plans to ease financial difficulties in the Airline
owned by the Tunisian state.
Shelly explained that Tunisair has been recording losses annually since the 2011 revolution, which led to calls for its restructuring.
“The company will return to its normal place and overcome difficulties through the strengthening of its fleet and an ambitious reform program,” said the CEO of Tunisair, during his reception yesterday evening with the A320neo.
Challenges related to the economic situation
The Tunisian government is facing more challenges related to the difficult economic situation in the country, in conjunction with the announcement of a set of measures aimed at addressing
The crisis is based on a comprehensive plan to promote investment and industries, as well as confront the budget deficit.
And after President Kais Saied announced an “extraordinary roadmap for the country that will last for a full year, and will include political and constitutional reforms and legislative elections.”
The government is a package of measures that will achieve a gradual improvement in the economic situation, and reduce its repercussions on the Tunisian citizen.