On 31 October, 2,000 Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd employees were retrenched as part of as part of their efforts to keep afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The aviation industry is among one of the industries affected very badly due to the virus and more companies are expected to downsize soon.
On social media, the news came as a surprise for some Malindo employees and many of them shared their last memories serving the company.
Besides photos, some even penned heartfelt messages about their career journey and netizens who sympathised with their plight left encouraging messages for them.
According to reports, Malindo will retrench a total of 9,000 staff members out of 10,000 and will also reduce the amount of aircrafts.
Here are what some of the former employees are saying following the news:
We hope that there will be a rainbow at the end of this storm soon for the employees and everyone affected by the pandemic. The government should also set up some sort of programme or assistance to those were recently retrenched.
Stay strong fellow Malaysians, may we pass this testing period together.