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Plans to fire about 700 technicians at SAA Technical - a unit of state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA) - may have serious safety repercussions, a union spokesperson claimed on Friday. "The majority of these staff members are highly qualified technicians. These employees have the competency to certify aircraft as airworthy after repairs," said Solidarity spokesman Jaco Kleynhans. Solidarity, with two other unions, is objecting to SAA plans to dismiss more than 2220 members. - I-Net Bridge