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Solidarity2eNCA reports that according to trade union Solidarity, its striking members will not reduce the 8.5% salary increase they are demanding from Mango Airlines and will continue striking until the demand is met.  

Mango is offering 6%.  The union represents 95% of the pilots at Mango airline.  Solidarity deputy general secretary Deon Reyneke commented:  “According to a report compiled by P E Corporate Services, our pilots earn 23% less than other airlines while first officers earn 40% less.  Even though Mango is a low-cost airline, the pay gap is low.  They told us that they will revert back to us.  We will wait for them, but we will not move from the 8.5% that our members are demanding.”

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