Malawi Airlines requesting for funds

Malawi Airlines requesting for funds

Malawi Airlines has approached the Malawian government for additional funds. This comes after the airline has suspended flights due to coronavirus. The airline is requesting for U$D528,000 to meet trading obligations relating to salaries.

Recently in an interview with one of the local newspapers a Malawi Airlines executive said “We have been meeting the Ministry of Finance for a possible bailout to cover salaries and aircraft leasing fees”. An outcome from the meetings has not been communicated.

“We have been meeting the Ministry of Finance for a possible bailout to cover salaries and aircraft leasing fees”….

3W operates 2 aircraft a Boeing 737-700 and a Bombardier Q8-400 all leased with a total workforce of 86 staff members. Malawi Airlines is in a joint venture with African giant Ethiopian Airlines on a 51/49 arrangements.

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Malawian flies to 10 destinations across its network including Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam, Harare and Lusaka.

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