ARTICLES RELATING TO SAA

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 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.

SAA signs code share with Virgin Australia

2014-02-06 14:03

South African Airways announced a new code share agreement with Virgin Australia, one of Australia’s largest domestic airlines.

SAA heading for another huge loss

2014-01-29 10:48

All indications are that South African Airways will announce a second substantial financial loss in a row, with the weak rand packing a hefty punch.

Travel in 2014

2014-01-06 10:41

The travel sector faces turbulent times, according to Rob Baker's 22 predictions.

SAA uses low-cost partner to extend flight route reach

2013-12-17 11:18

South African Airways existing code share with its low cost operator Mango now includes further coastal cities and Bloemfontein.

SAA monitoring flight situation for Madiba funeral

2013-12-09 08:50

South Africa Airways is monitoring the demand for flights following the death of former president Nelson Mandela.

SAA announces special flight service for Madiba funeral

2013-12-06 18:09

South African Airways will provide air transport service to ferry mourners who will attend the funeral of world icon and former president Nelson Mandela in the Eastern Cape.

FlySafair details new ownership

2013-11-27 18:18

FlySafair has confirmed that there is only one class of ordinary shares as it detailed its new ownership structure.

FMF: SAA obsessed with growth

2013-11-25 15:24

Serious questions are being asked about national carrier SAA's obsession with growth - mentioned 43 times in its financials - and its anti-competitive practices.

SAA to accommodate ticket holders on cancelled route

2013-11-11 12:19

South African Airways says it remains commitment to providing travel options to and from Argentina when the route ends early next year.

SAA named and shamed for Heathrow noise

2013-11-06 14:34

In an effort to grow ever quieter, Heathrow has launched a new programme, which ranks airlines according to their noise levels.

SAA to axe another route

2013-11-05 12:45

National carrier South African Airways is set to implement the next part of its 20-year turn-around strategy.

SAA to axe another route

2013-11-05 08:34

National carrier South African Airways is set to implement the next part of its 20-year turn-around strategy.

 

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 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 links up with Virgin Australia

2014-02-06 21:30

SAA has entered into an agreement with Virgin Australia that would see the airline expand its access in the country.

SAA needs more support - CEO

2014-02-06 08:26
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SAA cannot fulfil state expectations of being both profitable and playing a developmental role without support from the authorities, says CEO Monwabisi Kalawe.

SAA receives 4-star Skytrax ranking

2014-01-20 08:37

South African Airways has been awarded a 4-Star Airline ranking for 2014 by Skytrax, an independent, global airline rating organisation, for the 12th year in a row.

SAA, Mango deal a 'giant commercial leap'

2013-12-17 13:08

The extension of a shared flights agreement between SAA and low-cost airline Mango represents a giant leap forward for both brands commercially, says SAA.

SAA increases capacity to Cape Town, East London

2013-12-12 09:03

South African Airways announced that the national carrier will be deploying more capacity on the Cape Town and East London routes.

SAA may increase flight capacity, frequency

2013-12-08 11:14

SA Airways says that increasing flight capacity and frequency is an option the airline is willing to consider.

Mandela funeral: SAA plans special flights

2013-12-06 17:03

SA Airways has put a special transport service in place for mourners wishing to attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral in Qunu, the airline says.

SAA rejects growth obsession allegations

2013-11-27 07:48

National carrier SAA says those rejecting its policies are the same people who oppose new entities from joining the industry because they know the consequences.

SAA increases frequency on African routes

2013-11-14 09:04

South African Airways is reshuffling its network, concentrating on upping flight frequency into key African destinations.

SAA signs codeshare with RwandAir

2013-11-06 14:45

South African Airways has signed a bilateral agreement with Rwanda's national carrier for operations between Johannesburg and Kigali.

SAA flight decision a blow to WCape - minister

2013-11-05 19:34

The Western Cape minister of tourism has called for an urgent meeting with SAA following cancellation of the Buenos Aires route.

SAA Technical concludes engines contract

2013-11-05 11:16

South African Airways Technical's agreement with SR Technics builds on the relationship forged over the past few years.

SAA expands codeshare with Air Seychelles

2013-11-04 17:34

South African Airways and Air Seychelles have expanded their codeshare network to cover the island of Praslin in Seychelles and four new cities in South Africa.

 
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