Trade union Numsa has called on South African Airways to refrain from – what they say – is misleading the public, by attributing the national carrier’s financial and operational woes to the recent strike.
International travel agency Flight Centre Travel Group says the decision to immediately stop selling tickets on South African Airways (SAA) flights was taken due to uncertainty over the longevity of the national carrier.
SAA has outlined the economic losses it incurred following a week-long strike action.
Operations at SAA are expected to be back to normal from Saturday after a wage agreement was reached on Friday in Johannesburg under the auspices of the CCMA.
Solidarity has filed a case on Thursday asking a court to subject the distressed state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA) to a business rescue, with the aim of restoring it to profitability.