SAA let us down, says Uganda's Yoweri Museveni

2016-06-24 12:50

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni feels let down by regional airlines such as SAA, which he says charge exorbitant fares and have failed to service routes into the country.

Fastjet’s new CEO mulls smaller planes to revive African airline

2016-06-16 20:07

Fastjet’s new CEO Nico Bezuidenhout says he may replace the discount carrier’s planes with smaller ones and move its head office from London to an African city.

Mango denies SAA provided cheap plane leases

2016-06-15 17:03

Mango's chief executive, Nico Bezuidenhout, says the company leased planes from SAA at market-related rates, denying that SAA had provided aircraft at "discounted prices".

Call for competition probe into SAA, Mango 'collusion'

2016-06-13 15:53

The DA says it will request the Competition Commission to launch a full-scale probe into alleged collusion between SAA and its low-cost subsidiary Mango Airlines.

SAA ‘learnt lessons’ from controversial Airbus deal

2016-06-05 13:32

South African Airways learnt a number of lessons from its controversial Airbus deal, according to the airline’s chief executive officer Musa Zwane.

SAA CEO Musa Zwane implores govt to speak with one voice

2016-06-03 11:44

It is vital for the future of South African Airways that government starts speaking with one voice, says acting CEO Musa Zwane.

Adv Lindi Nkosi-Thomas breaks her silence on SAA allegations

2016-05-16 09:28

Senior council advocate Lindi Nkosi-Thomas has broken her silence about allegations that she allegedly doctored a legal opinion during her stint at South African Airways.

O'Sullivan, former SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe charged

2016-05-09 16:53

Investigator Paul O'Sullivan, SAA ex-CEO Monwabisi Kalawe and Mogale City COO Abednego Mbulawa have been charged over using forged documents in a bid to get SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni to resign.

Zuma says govt will never sell SAA

2016-05-06 17:38

The government will never sell South African Airways, says President Jacob Zuma.

The South African conundrum – and why glass is still half full

2016-04-29 08:43

An analyst traces how South Africa got to where it is today and where Zumafication will take it to, in a thesis with a surprisingly optimistic conclusion.


Mango and SA's air travel oligopoly

2016-06-17 06:40

It’s a bit rich for SAA to bluster about the air travel industry when it signed off on every one of the steps that created today's situation, says Skywise.

SAA scraps idea that it gave Mango cheap plane leases

2016-06-16 07:59

Four days after SAA said it sub-leased aircraft to Mango at a discounted cost, raising concerns of collusion, it did an about-turn and denied that it had done so.

Low-cost airlines react to SAA, Mango 'collusion' allegations

2016-06-13 18:08

Low-cost airlines are concerned about allegations that SAA has assisted its low-cost subsidiary Mango by subleasing aircraft at a significantly discounted cost.

FastJet names Mango's Nico Bezuidenhout as new CE0

2016-06-09 13:49

FastJet has hired Nico Bezuidenhout, the head of SAA's low-cost unit Mango, as CEO to help revive the UK discount airline.

African airlines must partner up, says SAA CEO

2016-06-05 09:54

Chief executive officer of South African Airlines, Musa Zwane, wants to see more partnerships emerging among African airlines.

Zuma wants Gordhan's head - economist

2016-05-16 21:30

President Jacob Zuma is hunting for any route to remove Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, which should be hard but not impossible, says economist Peter Attard Montalto.

SAA denies wage deadlock

2016-05-12 13:04

Wage negotiations between South African Airways and four labour unions have certainly not deadlocked, says the national airline.

Zuma commits to help SAA fight challenges

2016-05-07 08:20

President Jacob Zuma has committed the government to help ailing SAA to overcome its challenges.

Jonas: SAA must start making money

2016-05-04 14:06

Struggling national carrier SAA needs to reduce its losses and start making money, warns Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas.

Room for 25% equity partner in SAA merger - Brown

2016-04-06 11:48

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she is in favour of a merger between SAA and SA Express, but the question is how it should happen.

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