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South African Airways passengers warned of cabin crew strike

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Passengers booked to travel with South African Airways (SAA) are being advised that the airline's cabin crew currently on strike and picketing outside the SAA offices at OR Tambo.

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The airline received a notification of intent to strike on Tuesday by one of the labour unions representing its cabin crew members, the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) - for strike action on Wednesday morning, 26 April 2017, Traveller 24 reports.

While negotiations are underway regarding meal allowances for cabin crew the airline stated on Tuesday it was "doing everything possible to find common ground and/or a settlement on matters", it is also putting procedures in place "to support any service disruptions".

ENCA reported via a TV broadcast that flights are operational from Cape Town, however some flights at OR Tambo have been delayed.

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