Ariana Afghan Airlines releases 40% of employees in face of COVID-19

Ariana News has reported Afghanistan´s national airline, Ariana Afghan Airlines, has fired 40% of its employees while decrementing the payrolls for the remaining employees up to 30% as a result of the coronavirus, the news source said.

Ariana News reported some members of parliament criticize Ariana Afghan Airlines for firing its employees considering it an illegal act. They urge the government to financially support this service company and save jobs.

The airline said in the first three months of 2020, the company suffered a loss of USD 7m due to limited flights