South African Airways Resume talks with Workers

South African Airways (SAA) said unions had agreed to start talks on Saturday mediated by an independent labour dispute resolution body.

Workers of South African Airways (SAA) hold placards during a strike over wages and job cuts at SAA headquarters in Kempton Park, South Africa, on Friday. Photography: Reuters.

Yesterday, the South African Airline (SAA) giant has approached the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to conciliate in the salary increment impasse at the national carrier.

Meanwhile, South African Airways (SAA) has extended the cancellation of all domestic and regional flights scheduled for Sunday 17 November and Monday, 18 November 2019, but will operate all international flights departing from or Tambo International Airport from Sunday, the airline noted in a press release.

The South Africa Airline (SSA) is believed to be losing 52 million Rand ($3.5 million) per day as a result of the cancelled flights due to strike.


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