Situation expected to worsen for Fiji Airways staff

Fiji Airways aircrafts grounded at Nadi International Airport. Picture: BALJEET SINGH/FT FILE

If Fiji Airways staff were struggling before, the situation will be even worse now.

This was the word from Fiji Flight Attendants Trade Union president Joe McGowan in the wake of an announcement yesterday that the national carrier had terminated more than 758 staff, including 435 cabin crew.

“We have mums and dads with families and they all have financial commitments – mortgages, rent, car payments, hire purchase payments and on top of all that, they have to put food on the table,” he said.

More in today’s edition of The Fiji Times and Fiji Times E-edition.

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