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"Ukraine international airlines" has cut 900 employees

The President of the airline "Ukraine International airlines" (UIA) Yevhen Dykhne said that due to the significant decrease in activities in connection with quarantine restrictions have cut 900 employees.

Earlier, Eliashberg said the Agency UNIAN that the company employs 2.5 thousand people.

"In connection with the March 17 introduction of restrictive measures on regular passenger flights with the work of the UIA was virtually stopped. Now the company's management takes all possible measures to reduce costs and generate revenues from one-off flights. Our goal is to save the company and key personnel, particularly flight. Unfortunately, a significant reduction in the activity of the airline resulted in a forced reduction of 900 highly qualified employees MAU", - quotes Eliashberg edition "Economic truth".

According to the press service of the company, MAU is preparing to implement a business strategy aimed at the resumption of flights. The plans are designed taking into account the optimistic scenario of the removal of restrictions on the free exit from Ukraine and entry into the country from June 15, both Ukrainians and foreigners. The carrier at the beginning of the resumption of flights plans to use 14 aircraft, followed by an increase to 28 aircraft.

"MAU predicts that after the restoration of operating activities, passenger traffic of airlines will be reduced by approximately 46% to 1.9 million passengers (of which 0,986 million already taken from the beginning of 2020)", - quotes the press service of the edition.

The government of Ukraine from March 12 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 introduced a nationwide quarantine for a month, later it was prolonged several times. From 6 April quarantine measures in the country was tightened, in particular, the government has forbidden to gather on the street in groups of more than two persons, except in cases of support of children. It was also forbidden to walk in parks, green areas and promenades, numerous sports and playgrounds. Ukrainians were obliged to wear personal protective equipment and when leaving the house to have at itself the documents proving the identity. A limited number of operating checkpoints on the state border.

Later, the Cabinet of Ukraine has decided to soften a number of restrictive measures on may 11 in connection with a controlled epidemiological situation. On the first of the five stages of relaxation of constraints, the Ukrainian authorities have allowed the work of hairdressers and beauty salons, has opened a summer Playground cafes and restaurants, the ban was lifted on walks in the parks, resumed work the food stores. The twenty-second of may, Ukraine launched the second stage at which the country resumed work of public transport, hotels and kindergartens.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were almost 5.5 million cases of the disease died over 349 thousand people.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.