Acsa: Airports off limits to strikers

2013-08-26 12:14
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Pretoria - The Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) and its stakeholders said it is monitoring the strike action by the South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu).

Acsa’s Senior Communications Officer, Deborah Francis said in a statement that it wanted to assured passengers that no striking workers will be permitted to demonstrate at any of its nine airports, given the status afforded to airports by the National Key Point Act.

The company stated that, together with its stakeholders, it is monitoring the situation closely across its network of nine airports and has advised that it will utilise its resources to provide support to the airlines in order to minimise any potential operational disruptions.

"Acsa can confirm that currently there are no major disruptions at any of our airports as a result of the SATAWU strike," Francis said earlier on Monday morning.

"OR Tambo International however has just confirmed that a few members have not reported for work but they have contingencies in place to ensure that operations will continue.

"At all other airports staff have reported for duty."

ACSA, formed to own and operate the nine principal South African airports including the three main international gateways of OR Tambo, Cape Town and King Shaka International Airports, has advised customers to contact their respective airlines for confirmation of their travel arrangements.

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