south african airways (saa)

  1. Jan

    Mango blocked from resuming flights

    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.
  2. Jan

    SAA refunds are still broken

    Before you buy a ticket on SAA — read this 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...
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    Cheapest flight prices in South Africa

    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...
  4. Jan

    SAA commits more resources to accelerate refunds and improve service levels

    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...
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    SAA surprises with cheapest Mauritius flight prices

    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...
  6. Jan

    The New SAA - 25% managers, 75% staff

    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...
  7. Jan

    SAA staff on strike, no equity partner, and flight and support uncertainty

    SAA disaster 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...
  8. Jan

    SAA's customer services woes continue

    Be very careful before booking a flight with SAA South African Airways started to fly to local and international destinations, but problems at the airline are already showing.
  9. Jan

    SAA will need to upgrade fleet to compete outside Africa

    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.
  10. Jan

    Flight prices between Johannesburg and Cape Town compared

    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...
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    New SAA will resume flights in September

    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...
  12. Jan

    Mango ticket holders to experience "cold comforts of the concurrent creditor"

    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).
  13. Jan

    Mango Airlines going into business rescue

    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...
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    Democratic Alliance calls claims of successful SAA rescue "complete fiction'

    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...
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    We won't be blackmailed by "greedy" SAA pilots – Government

    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...
  16. J

    SAA launches new cheque card

    SAA launches new cheque card South African Airways, working alongside Nedbank, has launched the SAA Voyager Cheque card. This card allows users to earn SAA Voyager Miles when they swipe.
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    SAA-Airlink deal is creating an unfair monopoly - Competitors

    SAA-Airlink deal is creating an unfair monopoly - Competitors A franchise agreement between Airlink and SAA is under scrutiny.