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UAE-based airline lays off employees amid slump in travel demands caused by Covid-19

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UAE-based airline Air Arabia has laid off a total of 57 staff due to slump in travel demands caused by the coronavirus crisis.

The airline has about 2,000 staff and stopped its operations since March.

They did not mention when they will resume their flight.

“It is unfortunate that we had to take the decision to lay off a small number of our staff this week. This is the first time in our hisotry that we were forced to do so taking into consideration the current market realities,” a spokesperson was quoted as saying by Khaleej Times.

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