CAPE TOWN, WESTERN CAPE

NEWS ALERT! SAA SET TO STRIKE

CAPE TOWN- Passengers booked to travel with South African Airways (SAA) are being advised that the airline has been served with a notice of an intended strike by its cabin crew.

The airline says the notification of industrial action, issued by one of the labour unions representing its cabin crew members, the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA), is for Wednesday morning, 26 April 2017.

While negotiations are underway and the airline states it is “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”.

“The unintended impacts of the service disruption may result in an adverse effect on the operations schedule and customers are encouraged to visit our website http://www.flysaa.com for regular updates on all flight schedules,” SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali says.

It says it will ensure that all changes are published timeously and day of travel support will be provided to customers who may experience flight delays or cancellations that may occur during this period.

SEE: What to do if you flight gets cancelled

SAA passengers are being advised to keep in contact with the airline via one of the following channels.

Johannesburg Call Centre | 27 (0) 11 978 1111 or 0861 606 606

Website: http://www.flysaa.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/flysaa

Twitter: Twitter.com./flysaa

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