SAA's cabin crew embark on strike action

South African Airways (SAA) announced that the carrier may experience unavoidable delays as the SA Cabin Crew Association has served them notice to embark on strike action.

President of the South African Cabin Crew Association, Zazi Nsibanyoni-Anyiam says the cabin crew's international meal allowance - which has not been increased in the past 6 years - is no longer sufficient.

She says they are paid about $131 for their meal allowances which doesn't cover much. They are demanding an increase from $131 to 170.

We are finding it very hard to have decent meals in places like London.

Zazi Nsibanyoni-Anyiam, President of the South African Cabin Crew Association

We have not taken this decision lightly, we understand the consequences and we are saying its about time that we sit down - we are so open to negotiations.

Zazi Nsibanyoni-Anyiam, President of the South African Cabin Crew Association

To hear more of this interview, please listen below:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
SAA pushes second gateway into Nigeria; through business-node Abuja

SAA pushes second gateway into Nigeria; through business-node Abuja

South African Airways route via Abuja, since 2012, has been helping sell leisure tourism in northern parts of Nigeria.

Dudu Myeni poses as whistle-blower?

Dudu Myeni poses as whistle-blower?

M&G senior reporter Jessica Bezuidenhout says South African Airways (SAA) Chairperson Dudu Myeni allegedly leaks reports to SAA.

Dudu Myeni taken to court

Dudu Myeni taken to court

Anti-graft lobby group Outa plans on taking South African Airways (SAA) board Chairperson to court to be declared delinquent.

SAA lost more than R10.6 billion of taxpayers’ money under Dudu Myeni - Outa

SAA lost more than R10.6 billion of taxpayers’ money under Dudu Myeni - Outa

Bruce Whitfield interviews Outa’s Ben Theron, after his organisation filed papers to have Myeni declared a “delinquent director”.

2 heists take place every 3 days in South Africa

2 heists take place every 3 days in South Africa

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews South African Banking Risk Information Centre’s Kevin Twiname.

Questions raised why nobody noticed OR Tambo airport heist

Questions raised why nobody noticed OR Tambo airport heist

A gang intercepted a consignment carrying high-value items due to be transported on one of the South African Airways (SAA) planes.

Popular articles
Hermanus resident says that violent housing protests could've been avoided

Hermanus resident says that violent housing protests could've been avoided

It’s easy to blame a small bunch of thugs but I really don’t think that’s the case – Vanessa, Hermanus resident

Naked Scientist: How much water is too much for your body a day?

Naked Scientist: How much water is too much for your body a day?

Chris Smith explains why you need to replace what you are losing and how too much water can pose some health risks.

[LISTEN] Zille responds to Lindiwe Mazibuko comments that she undermined her

[LISTEN] Zille responds to Lindiwe Mazibuko comments that she undermined her

Helen Zille responds to alleged comments made by Lindiwe Mazibuko at a dinner, saying she's doing the same to Musi Maimane.

[WATCH] Melania Trump's reaction after shaking Putin's hand

[WATCH] Melania Trump's reaction after shaking Putin's hand

Waitress praised for standing up for herself after a man touched her butt on his way to the toilet and a dog comforts its owner.

Parents no longer have to travel with children's birth certificates

Parents no longer have to travel with children's birth certificates

The new Home Affairs upgrades to the system include printing parents details at the back of the child's passport.

Tell me what you want: Study reveals most common sexual fantasies

Tell me what you want: Study reveals most common sexual fantasies

What are your sexual fantasies? Disclosure can bring sexual freedom, but it can also have downsides. A study lists the top trends.