No go for Mango
Low-cost airline Mango will not resume flights as set out in its original business rescue plan and will have to retrench more employees than anticipated following a meeting of its creditors on Monday.
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MyBroadband tested the South African Airways (SAA) refunds department for a cancelled flight, and the results showed that it remained dysfunctional.
SAA promised first-class customer service and restoration of the airline to its former glory when it...
Cheapest flight prices in South Africa
The cheapest flights from Johannesburg's (JHB) OR Tambo International Airport to Cape Town International Airport are from Kulula, with FlySafair offering the most affordable flights between JHB and George, a MyBroadband analysis has shown.
When it comes...
SAA promises refunds and improved service levels
South African Airways (SAA) says it has committed additional resources to accelerate refunds and bring quicker resolution to customer queries.
SAA owes money to thousands of travellers who booked tickets for flights that were cancelled in 2020...
SAA surprises with cheapest Mauritius flight prices
South African Airways (SAA) will resume flights to Mauritius on 21 November 2021, and a basic comparison revealed that its prices are lower than its competitors.
SAA said flights to Mauritius would initially operate on Wednesdays and Sundays...
New SAA — 250 managers for 750 staff
South African Airways (SAA) has a bloated and overpaid management team, with 250 managers overseeing only 750 staff members.
National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa) national spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola said SAA staff members had their salaries cut by...
Less than three weeks after taking to the skies again, South African Airways (SAA) is already facing a backlash from staff, cancelled flights, and support problems.
Only days after launching re-launching flights on 23 September 2021, SAA made significant changes to its new...
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SAA needs new planes
South African Airways will need a more modern fleet to be competitive on routes outside its home continent following the Covid-19 crisis, according to interim Chief Executive Officer Thomas Kgokolo.
SAA starts flying — How its prices compare with Kulula, FlySafair, and Lift
South African Airways (SAA) will take to the skies again on 23 September 2021, operating flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, Accra, Kinshasa, Harare, Lusaka, and Maputo.
SAA acting CEO Thomas Kgokolo said they...
New SAA will resume flights in September
State-owned airline company South African Airways (SAA) has announced it will resume flights on 23 September 2021.
"The wait is finally over. In just under a month, the striking and familiar livery of SAA will once again be visible in the skies as the...
Mayday for Mango
Mango Airlines has suspended all flights and services from Tuesday 27 July and is set to be placed under business rescue.
Acting chief executive William Ndlovu said that the suspension of flights is due to outstanding payments to Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS).
Mango Airlines to be placed into business rescue
SAA interim chief executive Thomas Kgokolo said Mango Airlines, the low-cost arm of state-owned South African Airways (SAA), will be placed into business rescue.
Mango Airlines, trading as Mango, is based at OR Tambo International Airport and is...
Democratic Alliance calls claims of successful SAA rescue "complete fiction"
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has slammed the government's plan to rescue the bankrupt South African Airways, stating that claims of a successful rescue are complete fiction.
In a recent statement, DA Member of the...
We won't be blackmailed by "greedy" SAA pilots – Government
The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has hit back at disgruntled pilots who criticised its recent flight to Brussels to pick up a batch of COVID-19 vaccines.
Grant Back, a commercial airline pilot and chairman of the South...