Employees electing to separate will receive a lump sum payment equal to 25 percent of the first $70,000 of their base salary and an additional 5 percent of the portion of their salary that exceeds $70,000, according to city documents Turner shared with the Dayton Daily News.
Further, those participating will not be eligible to apply for any city job or sit for any examination for any city job for three years.
The aviation industry has been shattered by the COVID-19 crisis.
“Experts estimate it could take as long as 30 months to fully recover just to 2019 levels,” Turner said. “Taking actions now to reduce expenses will ensure the Dayton Airport can remain financially stable for future recovery and growth.”