SA cabin crew back at work, will appeal court interdict

A ruling in the labor court on Wednesday declared the strike by the South African Cabin Crew Association (Sacca) at South African Airways (SAA) illegal, demanding that staff return to work.

READ: Cabin crew stuck with same meal allowance from 2011, says ex flight attendant

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Mia Lindique has been following developments on the story.

She says workers have now returned to work, but Sacca will appeal the interdict.

They are in the process now filing their papers and will head out to the labor court tomorrow.

Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter

They are hopeful that it will go their way.

Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter

SAA says they are back on track after thirty-two flights were cancelled and other delayed as a result of the strike.

The airline says it will refund customers who missed their flights.

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