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TAAG readjusts flight schedule due to strike that forced dozens of flights to be canceled

TAAG, the flag carrier, has carried out the readjustment of its flight schedule, following the strike by the company's pilots, which began this Friday for a period of ten days and which has 100 percent adherence, according to the Syndicate.


According to an information note from the national airline, four flights will be operated this Friday, connecting Luanda, the country's capital, and the province of Cabinda, São Tomé e Príncipe and Lisbon.

Connecting flights with Luena, Dundo, Saurimo, Huambo, Uíge, Namibe, Catumbela, Soyo, Cape Town and Johannesburg (South Africa), Windhoek (Namibia) and São Paulo (Brazil) are cancelled.

TAAG canceled nine flights for Saturday, including connections between Luanda/Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo), Luanda/Lagos (Nigeria) and Luanda/Windhoek.

The new schedule also changed the schedules of 16 flights and canceled seven flights scheduled for Saturday.

As for Sunday, seven flights were canceled and the schedules of 18 flights were changed.

TAAG pilots are demanding pay improvements and have gone on strike after negotiations with the company's management failed.

According to the president of the Air Line Pilots Union (SPLA), Miguel Prata, the eight-point claim book was delivered in June, with the parties having held several negotiation meetings, without success, resorting to the strike as a "last resort".


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