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Passengers stranded as pilots at Kenya Airways strike

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NAIROBI (Reuters) -More than two dozen flights were cancelled and thousands of passengers stranded as pilots at Kenya Airways PLC, one of Africa’s biggest carriers, began a strike on Saturday, despite the government urging them to call it off. The strike that started at 6 a.m. (0300 GMT) will affect business and leisure travellers at one of Africa’s most important aviation hubs. The Kenya Airline Pilots Association (KALPA) said the carrier’s management declined to listen to their proposals on how resolve their grievances. “No KQ (Kenya Airways) aircraft has departed Jomo Kenyatta International…

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