More than 1,300 #Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees have submitted applications seeking early retirement under the voluntary separation scheme (VSS) on Tuesday.
Yesterday (Dec 22) was the last date for submission of applications.
PIA plans to lay off over 3,000 employees under the VSS by the end of December. According to details, the national flag carrier, under its restructuring plan, offered the voluntary separation scheme to 3,500 employees.
If the separation of the required number of 3,500 employees is not met through the scheme, then a mandatory separation scheme will be launched in January 2021