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saa thumb medium95 76BDLive reports that South African Airways (SAA) insists that there is no deadlock in wage negotiations with four unions, despite fresh comments intimating that the national carrier is not in a financial crisis.  

On Tuesday, unions in wage negotiations with SAA said they had revised upwards their wage demands from single to double digits after the airline’s board chair Dudu Myeni said on Friday SAA was financially sound.  But on Wednesday, SAA spokesman Tlali Tlali said the airline had engaged four unions in "good faith bargaining" from the beginning of negotiations in April.  He said there was no deadlock in negotiations.  “There are some unfortunate dynamics that have a potential to derail negotiations which up to this point have been averted," said Tlali.

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