Brown: SAA to consider strategic partner

2014-10-24 07:00

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she would like SAA to investigate going for a strategic partner.

No bailouts for SAA, Sapo

2014-10-22 14:55

The country's embattled state-owned entities, including SA Airways and the SA Post Office, will not be bailed out, says Finance Minister Nhanhla Nene.

SAA seeks to cash in on Vic Falls demand

2014-10-22 11:16

South African Airways has reportedly applied for seven more flights into Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls to cash in on growing demand from intercontinental destinations.

Fraudsters target SAA

2014-10-11 16:16

SAA does not have any relationship with websites containing misleading information about the recruitment process, says a spokesperson.

SAA ups its pilot recruitment game

2014-09-22 10:50

School kids around the country will be treated to a visit from a Boeing 737-800 aircraft replica as part of the South African Airways's SiVulindlela Aviation Awareness in partnership with Boeing.

SAA, Boeing look to tobacco for jet fuel

2014-08-06 13:44

South African Airways, Boeing and SkyNRG say they will collaborate together to make aviation biofuel from a tobacco plant.

SAA continues flights to west Africa

2014-08-05 14:18

As countries in west Africa continue to battle the outbreak of Ebola, South African Airways says it will not be cancelling flights to the region.

Zuma: South Africa is open for business

2014-08-04 21:04

South Africa is a profitable place to invest, including the tourism and energy sectors, President Jacob Zuma has told a US Chamber of Commerce forum.

SAA extends its Africa network

2014-08-01 09:15

South African Airways will be extending its African flight schedule to offer customers more travel options on the continent.

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

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.

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 chair stays, 2 others on board

2014-10-23 16:02

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has decided to stick by Duduzile Myeni as chair of the embattled SAA board despite admitting the airline is struggling.

Nene hints at privatisation

2014-10-22 14:09

Government believes state owned enterprises - like Eskom, Transnet and South African Airways - "should operate on the strength of their balance sheets".

Four SAA board members quit

2014-10-17 18:19

Four non-executive members of the SA Airways board have resigned, the department of public enterprises says.

SAA seeks state bailout again

2014-10-01 19:31

South African Airways is again seeking government support, two years after it was granted R5bn in loan guarantees.

SAA still flying to West Africa

2014-08-13 20:14

South African Airways says the decision to continue flying to West Africa, in light of the Ebola outbreak, is consistent with the position adopted by the World Health Organisation and the International Air Transport Association.

SAA continues flights to west Africa

2014-08-05 15:06

As countries in west Africa continue to battle the outbreak of Ebola, South African Airways says it will not be cancelling flights to the region.

SAA pilot who stripped down allowed to fly again

2014-08-05 10:34

The SAA pilot who caused controversy by stripping down at Harare Airport early in July has been allowed to fly once again.

SAA extends its Africa network

2014-08-04 11:12

South African Airways will be extending its African flight schedule to offer customers more travel options on the continent.

SAA adds to travel options in Africa

2014-08-01 12:20

South African Airways is adding to its African flight schedule to offer customers more travel options on the continent.

Special whisky on board SAA, Kenya Airways

2014-07-29 20:00

Passengers travelling on both SAA and Kenya Airways will soon have the opportunity to buy a special South African whisky on board.

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

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.

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".


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.

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