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SAA Turbulence: WhatsApp conversation between two brothers will leave you warm and fuzzy

2014-07-18 11:03

A News24 Travel reader shares his brother's experience during the turbulence-hit SAA flight to Hog Kong.

'I watched a baby fly out of its bassinet as plane dropped like a stone'

2014-07-16 17:03

A passenger on board flight SA 286 says he has never been as scared as he was during the sudden turbulence that hit Flight SA 286.

Passengers seriously injured as SAA flight hits severe turbulence

2014-07-16 08:50
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Twenty-five people were injured when a passenger jet from South Africa to Hong Kong hit turbulence, with two men seriously hurt and hospitalised.

SAA to start implementing new travel law

2014-07-06 14:49

SA Airways says in a few months time it will not be able to check in all travellers who do not comply with newly legislated travel regulations.

SAA rolls out plan to shrink baggage pilfering across all national airports

2014-06-05 10:15

South African Airways says it has completed a successful test pilot to combat one of the airline industry's major challenges, "baggage pilfering and damage".

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Two Airbus A320's are currently in various stages of completion at Airbus in Toulouse, France, for delivery to South African Airways. Have a look.

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CEO not under investigation, says SAA

2014-05-23 20:10

SA Airways has dismissed a report about CEO Monwabisi Kalawe being probed for allegations, which include defrauding customers with a bag-wrapping service.

More round the world options

2014-05-20 17:17

The Star Alliance network has expanded its offer through the introduction of four additional Round the World fare levels.

SAA reinstate flights to Blantyre, Malawi

2014-03-27 10:57

South African Airways reinstated flights to Blantyre, Malawi after runway renovations were completed.

SAA flights not affected by German strikes

2014-03-27 08:47

South African Airways has assured customers that flights to Germany will depart as scheduled, despite a massive ground staff strike.

SAA temporarily suspends flights to Blantyre

2014-03-19 13:01

Flights to Chileka Airport in Blantyre, Malawi have been temporarily suspended due to runway maintenance.

Biofuel deal for Southern Africa

2014-03-06 08:29

Boeing, SAA and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials are launching a deal to expand opportunities for smallhold farmers in Southern Africa.

SAA develops training programme for cadet pilots

2014-03-04 09:57

SAA is investigating the possibility of utilising the in-flight relief pilot programme as a meaningful contribution towards the development of future pilots for the airline industry.

SAA launches online itinerary packages

2014-02-27 13:07

South African Airways has announced it is looking at alternative revenue streams as part of its long term turnaround strategy, Gaining Altitude.

Qantas to pull out of SAA deal

2014-02-21 15:28

Australian airline Qantas is on course to terminate its code-share agreement with SA Airways which came into effect in October 2000.

SAA seeking another govt bailout

2014-02-19 20:05

SA Airways remains constrained and needs a capital injection from government to thrive, according to CEO Monwabisi Kalawe.

Dead body found in SAA wheel well

2014-02-16 20:44

A man's body was discovered in the wheel well of a South African Airways jetliner after it landed in at Dulles International Airport outside of Washington

Consumers paying R50 more for SAA tickets

2014-02-16 15:47

SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe has confirmed a charge of R50 being built into ticket prices for its new baggage-wrapping service at OR Tambo International Airport.

No urgency after baggage theft reported, says passenger

2014-02-10 12:54

A reader shares his story about his luggage being tampered with on an SAA flight between Johannesburg and East London.

 

SAA rated among the world’s best in airline catering

2014-07-21 09:26

The national carrier announced in a statement that it made it to the top ten in the World’s Best Business Class Airline Catering category at the 2014 World Airline Awards.

Another injured SAA passenger discharged

2014-07-18 08:45

Nineteen of 20 people injured when an SAA flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong hit severe turbulence have been discharged from hospital, the airline said.

'Give that pilot a bells!' social media buzzes after turbulence-hit SAA flight

2014-07-17 09:35

The SAA pilot who managed to land a plane safely after hitting heavy turbulence en route from Johannesburg to Hong Kong has been receiving loads of praise on social media.

Baby on board turbulence-hit SAA flight

2014-07-16 12:26

South African Airways has said all passengers injured during the turbulence on board flight SA286 have received the necessary medical attention.

SAA partners with SASCOC

2014-07-15 12:48

SAA has announced its commitment towards supporting SASCOC to deliver Team SA to various global multi-coded sporting events.

SAA says sorry after pilot stripped at Zim airport

2014-07-03 12:54

SAA has apologised to its passengers after one of its pilots caused drama at the Harare International airport when he stripped to his underpants in protest against security procedures, a report says.

Drama as angry SA pilot strips at Harare airport

2014-07-02 12:17
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There was drama at Zimbabwe's Harare International airport after an SA pilot lost his temper and stripped down to his underpants in protest against security procedures, reports say.

WATCH: Could this 'Sakkie-sakkie meets Pantsula' video be the one to take SAA viral?

2014-06-06 11:29

South African Airways usually gets the negative end of the stick when it comes to spending public funds - but they've definitely put it to good use here. Take a look.

SAA to receive two new Airbus planes

2014-05-27 13:45

Two Airbus A320s, which will give SAA a competitive edge and help it achieve profitability, will soon be delivered to the airline, says a top official.

SAA to receive two new Airbuses

2014-05-27 13:37

SAA will be receiving the two aircraft that make up part of their in their order for 20 twin-engined jetliners from French aviation company, Airbus.

SAA leadership rocked by scandal - again

2014-05-21 13:04

A call has been made for SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe to be investigated by the auditor general, but the CEO of the embattled airline says he's been expecting "sabotage".

SAA pilot selection 'unfair' - Solidarity

2014-05-16 07:49

South African Airways uses an unfair admittance policy for its cadet pilot development programme which does not admit white males, says trade union Solidarity.

SAA reinstates flights to Blantyre

2014-03-27 09:46

South African Airways has reinstated flights to Blantyre, Malawi.

SAA halts flights to Malawi

2014-03-19 16:48

South African Airways has temporarily suspended all flights to Blantyre in Malawi because of urgent runway repairs and maintenance.

SAA takes delivery of new A320 aircraft

2014-03-12 16:08

South African Airways took delivery of a further two new A320 aircraft, bringing the total number of narrow bodied aircraft to join the fleet this year to six.

SAA now all Virgin on its Australia flights

2014-03-05 09:10

South African Airways has announced an extension to its new code share agreement with Virgin Australia.

SAA to reinstate Durban-Cape Town flights?

2014-02-25 09:24

Three years after dropping its direct route between Cape Town and Durban, SAA is reconsidering this move.

SAA launches new aircraft on Joburg-London route

2014-02-20 08:40

South African Airways will be launching a new aircraft on their London Heathrow and Johannesburg route.

Acsa: Measures in place to handle security breaches

2014-02-17 14:08

Airports Company South Africa says it will assist South African Airways where necessary, following the discovery of a body in the wheel well of an SAA plane in Washington.

SAA launches probe after finding corpse

2014-02-16 16:26

SA Airways has started an investigation after discovering a man's body in the wheel well of a plane after it landed at Dulles International Airport in Washington.

Body found in wheel well of SAA plane at Dulles

2014-02-16 08:37

Airport officials say the body of a man has been found in the wheel well of an SAA plane parked at Washington Dulles International Airport.

SAA wraps up your cash

2014-02-09 15:16

SAA has charged passengers a hidden cost of between R50 and R100 for a baggage wrapping service even if it isn't used.

 
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