south african airways

  1. Jamie McKane

    People are scared to fly SAA

    People are scared to fly SAA South African travellers are reluctant to fly with South African Airways, according to local travel agencies. The national airline cancelled multiple flight routes in recent weeks, which meant it had to refund regional and international travellers while providing...
  2. Jamie McKane

    SAA business rescue plan in deep trouble

    SAA business rescue plan in deep trouble The business rescue process currently in effect at South African Airways (SAA) is now in crisis, according to a report by the City Press. Following the business rescue practitioners' release of a statement regarding flight cancellations and route cuts...
  3. Jamie McKane

    SAA is an "airline for the elites" and must be sold off - Minister

    SAA is an "airline for the elites" and must be sold off - Minister ANC chairperson and energy minister Gwede Mantashe has urged the government to sell South African Airways (SAA), stating that the airline does not cater to the working class. According to a report by The Sunday Times...
  4. Jamie McKane

    SAA flights empty out as passengers abandon airline

    SAA flights empty out as passengers abandon airline As South African Airways (SAA) cuts flight routes and works on implementing its business rescue plan, customers are abandoning the struggling airline in droves. According to a report by The Sunday Times, passengers are actively avoiding...
  5. Jamie McKane

    SAA gets R3.5 billion lifeline

    SAA gets R3.5 billion lifeline The business rescue practitioners (BRPs) of South African Airways (SAA) have announced that they will receive a total amount of R3.5 billion from the Development Bank of Southern Africa. The SAA BRPs received this aid with the support of the Departments of Public...
  6. Jamie McKane

    SAA set to receive a further R8 billion

    SAA set to receive a further R8 billion South African Airways could receive another R8 billion from the government, according to a report from the City Press. The newspaper reported that Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni’s plans to liquidate SAA and start a new airline were thwarted during a...
  7. Jamie McKane

    What government's business rescue plan means for SAA

    What government's business rescue plan means for SAA Following the announcement that South African Airways (SAA) would be placed into business rescue, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has expanded on the government's plan to save the failing airline. Gordhan said that since his...
  8. Jamie McKane

    "Radical restructuring" planned for SAA

    "Radical restructuring" planned for SAA South African Airways (SAA) has suffered greatly due to the strike initiated by NUMSA and SACCA and required a radical restructuring to move forward. This is according to a statement from Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, who said that SAA is...
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    Dire choices for ailing SAA

    (Business Day)
  10. LazyLion

    SAA Borrows R1.5 Billion to keep Running

    SA Airways has postponed its bond issue in favour of borrowing R1.5 billion from two banks, it was reported on Monday. Chief financial officer Wolf Meyer told Business Day this was until the Cabinet adopted the airline's turnaround plans. The R1.5bn was working capital to keep operations...
  11. jes

    Flight mode to be allowed on more South African airlines

    Flight mode to be allowed on more South African airlines SAA not the only airline that will be able to allow the use of cellphones in flight mode
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