Unions and SAA get ready for fight that threatens to break the ailing airline

Picture courtesy of Adrian Pingstone (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Arpingstone)

Trade unions are threatening to shut down the ailing South African Airways if it goes ahead with plans to save R700 million by retrenching 944 workers.

This is an airline fighting for its life… It is - by any measure around the world – overstaffed…

Bruce Whitfield, The Money Show

SAA has cost taxpayers R28 billion in the last 13 years.

Joanne Joseph played audio from the media briefing over the impending strike.

Listen to the briefing below.


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