Mbete's lawyer involved in SAA debacle - report

2016-02-10 07:08

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas, who fumbled through her submissions in the Nkandla matter in the Constitutional Court, was previously accused of doctoring a legal opinion while she was an SAA board member.

Zuma’s muddled foreign policy

2016-01-29 06:30

While some of South Africa’s strategies under the current administration have proved successful, these have been marred by diplomacy blunders.

Was Nene fired for saying no to Bashir?

2016-01-22 08:46

Axed finance minister Nhlanhla Nene prevented SAA's plans to open an unprofitable route to Sudan to show support for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, it has been reported.

We are investigating SAA, not Myeni - Hawks boss

2016-01-20 07:29

Hawks boss Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza says SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni is not being investigated by the Hawks, but is assisting in their investigation into the airline.

More News24 users come forward with tales of thievery on SAA flights

2016-01-15 15:11

While SAA says it is aware of three recent incidents of in-flight theft, 11 more people have told News24 of falling victim to pilferers on the airline.

We've all been had by Zuma over SAA

2016-01-13 07:15

With a president who doesn’t understand the fuss that followed his removal of Nene, taxpayers will once again pay to keep SAA in the skies, says Solly Moeng.

Treasury working with SAA as Citigroup ends credit facility

2016-01-12 09:11

Treasury says it is working with SAA to ensure the company has enough liquidity to continue operating after Citigroup cancelled a short-term credit facility.

SAA meets deadline for Airbus swap deal

2015-12-28 19:30

South African Airways has met the deadline for finalising a swap deal with Airbus, but more needs to be done before production can kick off, says a spokesperson.

Airbus finally gets SAA documents for Nene’s deal - reports

2015-12-24 09:11

Airbus has confirmed that SAA has supplied it with the required legal documents for the lease of five A330-300 aircraft, eventually following ex-finance minister Nene's directive.

SAA's Dudu Myeni must go, says DA

2015-12-22 08:57

The Democratic Alliance has called for the immediate removal of Dudu Myeni as SAA chairperson after she lost her battle to reconfigure the airline’s Airbus swap deal.


SAA introduces Abuja as second gateway in Nigeria

2016-01-29 17:30

South African Airways has launched flights to Abuja as a second gateway in Nigeria.

SAA cancels flights to US due to 'Winter Storm Jonas'

2016-01-22 19:07

SA Airways has cancelled all inbound and outbound flights to and from Washington DC and New York due to a major winter storm, it announced.

Gordhan: SAA will remain open for business

2016-01-20 18:31

South African Airways is open for business and will remain so, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Outa takes fight beyond e-tolls to nuclear, SAA

2016-01-18 07:23

The group that has stood up against e-tolls is widening its scope to challenge poor governance, maladministration and corruption around South Africa.

SAA blacklists passenger after R30K stolen while crew were nowhere to be seen

2016-01-14 14:02

South African Airways says it had blacklisted a passenger after it became aware of claims that a theft syndicate was in operation on certain international routes.

SAA cash crunch builds pressure for change

2016-01-13 06:35

SA is under increasing pressure to enforce changes at SAA after the carrier lost access to a short-term credit facility from Citigroup, exacerbating its weak financial position.

Treasury aware Citigroup cancelled SAA's credit facility

2016-01-11 09:30

Treasury is aware that Citigroup has cancelled a credit facility for SAA and is working with the airline to ensure it has enough liquidity to continue operating.

Myeni's SAA deal could have cost SA billions - economist

2015-12-24 12:04

SAA could have cost the country an extra few billion rand if the Airbus deal was changed again, explains economist Mike Schussler.

The year's biggest business blunders

2015-12-23 07:30

From parastatals to big corporates, some management teams have been making questionable business decisions this year. We take a look at some of the business blunders of 2015.

Treasury’s full SAA statement

2015-12-22 07:17

SAA has avoided paying a hefty R603m bill to Airbus, after informing Treasury that it has started the process to conclude the former finance minister's approved deal.

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