Thursday, 22 October 2020

Avianca Cuts 91 Jobs In Costa Rica

The Colombian airline says its part its reorganization process for greater efficiency and productivity and will not affect Costa Rica operations.

The Colombian airline says its part its reorganization process for greater efficiency and productivity and will not affect Costa Rica operations.

Q COSTA RICA – The Colombian airline, Avianca, is cutting back its operations in Costa Rica with the layoff of 91 employees, as part of the airline’s reorganization process for greater efficiency and productivity.

According to a press release, the airline has decided to centralize its financial management processes in El Salavador and Colombia. The migration of processes is expected to be done in a gradual manner, by the end of September.

“This decision entails the dismissal of 91 people who currently work financial management in Costa Rica. The company will agree with each of them on the date and conditions of dismissal with absolute respect for the people who have been part of the company and in the framework of Costa Rican labor standards,” said the document.

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The airline pointed out the change does not affect flight operations in Costa Rica and does not rule out hiring more personnel, for different operations, in the future according to the needs of its operations in the country.

In Costa Rica, Avianca employs some 1,000 people.

From the San Jose (Juan Santamaria international airport) Avianca offers direct connections to San Salvador (El Salvador), Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Managua (Nicaragua), Panama City (Panama), Bogota (Colombia) and Lima (Peru), and to the rest of the world by way of connections through its hubs in El Salvador and Colombia.

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