SAA, dti deal 'music to ears of black business'

2015-05-19 11:41

The MoU between the dti and SAA is a great move, but black business must fully understand the market it is entering, cautions the Black Business Council.

Comair wants R5bn guarantee to SAA be set aside

2015-05-08 19:48

Comair has asked the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the government's R5bn guarantee to SAA as it creates more inequality among airline industry competitors.

Extension not bound by policy: SAA

2015-05-07 20:20

The extension of a loan guarantee given to SAA did not contradict policy as the circumstances for the guarantee are exceptional, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Comair's challenge to SAA bailouts continues

2015-05-06 05:31

Comair's challenge to the legality of government's bailouts of SA Airways will continue in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

'Technically insolvent' SAA wanted more money - Comair

2015-05-05 14:56

Instead of facing the music and going into business rescue, the ''technically insolvent'' SAA opted for another government bailout, the Comair lawyer has argued.

Battle of the bailout between Comair and SAA

2015-05-05 11:01

Trolley loads of lever arch files and a cooler bag for catering have been wheeled into the High Court in Pretoria for the start of the legal battle between Comair and SAA.

Comair to challenge SAA bailouts

2015-05-05 05:31

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria is set to hear Comair's challenge against the government's bailout of SA Airways.

Suspended SAA CEO quits

2015-04-24 09:13

Suspended SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe has resigned as CEO and director with immediate effect, after failing in his bid to stop his disciplinary hearing and overturn his suspension.

No merger talks with China airlines, says SAA

2015-04-17 09:24

South African Airways denies it is in talks to sell itself to an airline, despite a report that said it was in discussions with Air China and Hainan Airlines.

SAA Technical gets nod for maintenance excellence

2015-04-14 12:40

South African Airways Technical has been acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost facilities when it comes to line maintenance.


SAA, dti deal targets black industrialists

2015-05-18 15:59

South African Airways and the Department of Trade and Industry have signed a memorandum of understanding on procurement opportunities for black industrialists.

Constitution supports SAA bailout, court hears

2015-05-08 07:42

The decision to grant SA Airways an extension of a government guarantee is supported by the Constitution, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Comair explains why it turned to court on SAA

2015-05-07 16:06

The validity of SAA receiving an extension of a government loan is a matter for the courts, not the Competition Commission, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Comair questions SAA bailout

2015-05-05 21:15

Multi-billion rand guarantees for SAA are 'irrational', the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Comair has strong case against SAA - Venter

2015-05-05 13:49

Comair chief executive Erik Venter feels the company has a strong case in its battle against government bailouts to competitor SAA in the High Court in Pretoria.


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Comair court challenge of SAA bailouts coming to a head

2015-05-04 13:33

Years after Comair first launched a legal challenge of the South African government's bailouts of state carrier SAA, the case is finally set to start.

Union to oppose jobs cuts in SAA restructuring

2015-04-17 11:41

The UASA union "will take a stand against" any restructuring at SAA if it leads to job losses, after the acting CEO announced measures to improve SAA's performance.

SAA in talks with Air China on strategic pact

2015-04-16 07:30

South African Airways is in talks with Air China about a partnership that could see the pair set up new African hubs and even pave the way for a stake in SAA, sources say.

SAA CEO labour court matter struck off the roll

2015-04-10 11:52

Suspended SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe's labour court bid to stop his disciplinary hearing has been removed from the court's roll.

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