1time might retrench staff

1time airline is looking at restructuring its operations in a bid to save it from further distress.

Airline 1time. Picture: KaliwiseOnline.com

JOHANNESBURG - South African airline 1time on Wednesday said it might have to lay off some staff as it looks to restructure its operations.

The company said it will only know in the next two months if some employees have to be retrenched.

The airline reassured the public that its customers would not be affected.

1time CEO Black Komani said restructuring is crucial to the survival of the company.

"The intention is to retain as many jobs as we can. If we continue the way we have it is going to be tough."

According to Fin24, the 1time board believes its subsidiaries‚ 1time Airline Proprietary Limited and Jetworx Aircraft Services Proprietary Limited are financially distressed.

The airline hopes it can implement its rescue plan so the company can continue existing.