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Johannesburg- Airline operator Comair said on Tuesday it had received a 48-hour strike notice from the United Association of South Africa (UASA) who are demanding higher wages.

UASA members, who operate on the ground, plan to strike from Thursday after the union declared a deadlock on annual wage negotiations in January, said Comair in a statement.

The union, which has a 58% membership in the airport unit, wants a 35 percent increase over three years, while Comair is offering a 22.5% increase over the three year period, the airline said.

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