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Numsa warns of severe impact of Comair strike

A strike by Comair workers could severely impact the company’s operations. That’s the warning from the National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa). Numsa plans to down tools on Thursday over wage disparities at the airline. Meanwhile, Comair is trying to interdict the strike. The planned strike will affect all Comair flights[…]

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Stowaway situation very rare: BA

British Airways in South Africa is working with UK authorities to investigate how two suspected stowaways got on to a flight from Johannesburg to London. “We are working with the London metro [Metropolitan Police] and authorities in Johannesburg to establish the facts surrounding this very rare situation,” said Stephen Forbes,[…]

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ISIS: Can a 15 year old fly alone?

Cape Town – Following news that a 15-year-old girl was taken off a British Airways flight in Cape Town after a failed attempt to join ISIS, News24 made enquiries at the airline’s OR Tambo office to find out just what is required for a minor to fly alone. On Monday,[…]

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CT ISIS recruit a loner

Cape Town – The mother of a pupil who attends school with a Cape Town teen who ran away from home to join the Islamic State, says the girl is a loner. “She has no friends,” said the mother, adding that her daughter was shaken after the news broke. The[…]

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