SAA responds to New Age spend

2015-10-13 07:09

The SAA says the Democratic Alliance’s “insinuation” of political interference over its New Age spend is “deeply concerning”.

Challenges facing the aviation industry

2015-10-11 16:40

From protectionism of national airlines to remaining sustainable and a call to work together, airline bosses air their views on the aviation industry during a discussion.

Former boss of ailing SAA paid R4.5m

2015-10-05 19:42

Former SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe raked in a cool R4.5m in the year 2014/2015, according to a reply to a parliamentary question by the DA.

SAA boss mum on whether Zuma intervened to stop SAA-Emirates deal

2015-09-03 12:14

Dudu Myeni, chairperson of South African Airways refused to say in Parliament whether President Jacob Zuma called her personally to stop an agreement between SAA and Emirates airline.

Fixing Eskom, SAA, Sapo not for votes, says Ramaphosa

2015-09-02 16:04

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says his attempts to improve SA's state-owned entities is not an ANC attempt to get more votes in local government elections.

Ramaphosa to shed light on Eskom, SAA plans

2015-09-01 12:09

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is to update parliament on strategies to make key parastatals such as South African Airways and Eskom more efficient.

Myeni says she has a good relationship with SAA execs

2015-08-13 09:04

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni says she has a good working relationship with her executive directors, despite media reports.

Transforming SAA hasn't been easy, says Dudu Myeni

2015-08-13 07:13

SAA chair Dudu Myeni says bringing about transformation at the airline has earned her names such as “untouchable”, “power hungry” and “number one’s favourite girl”.

SAA to fight union request for info on job cuts

2015-08-05 18:27

SAA will oppose a court application by trade union Solidarity who wants the airline to disclose reasons for its retrenchment process.

SAA acting CEO goes back to Mango

2015-07-30 06:58

South African Airways says that Nico Bezuidenhout, its acting chief executive officer, will stand down and return to the Mango low-cost arm.


SAA spends nearly R10m with the New Age

2015-10-12 14:46

South African Airways has spent R9.4m on purchasing about six million copies of the New Age newspaper, which is owned by the politically-connected Gupta family.

R20.6bn of your money lost by parastatals

2015-10-08 11:56

South African parastatals are beset with financial troubles, boardroom squabbles and mismanagement. Finweek investigates the current state of affairs.

Air force sends out an SOS to SAA

2015-09-06 15:04

The SA Air Force (SAAF) has such a critical shortage of pilots that they now want to “borrow” pilots from SAA to fulfil their defence obligations.

SAA on verge of cancelling Airbus planes to save R1.4bn

2015-09-02 17:07

SAA says it is close to cancelling an order for 10 Airbus Group NV A320 planes, a move that will save the unprofitable state-owned carrier about R1.4bn in write-down charges.

Ramaphosa grilled on SOEs - As it happened

2015-09-02 13:28

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has faced some tough questions on the state of SA's state-owned enterprises, at a sitting of the National Council of Provinces.

You don't have to open your legs to get to the top - Myeni

2015-08-13 09:04

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni says women must strive harder to dispel the notion that they need to sleep with a man to secure a powerful position.

I am not selling meetings with Zuma - SAA chairperson

2015-08-13 09:04

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni has also refuted claims that she sells meetings with President Jacob Zuma, whose NGO she runs, for hundreds of thousands of rands.

SAA’s R167K a month adviser

2015-08-09 17:30

Despite national airline SAA being in severe financial trouble, chairperson Dudu Myeni’s former spokesperson and adviser was brought on board at an average cost to the airline of R167 000 a month.

SAA names Mpshe as acting CEO

2015-08-03 19:48

SAA has appointed human resources manager Thuli Mpshe as acting chief executive officer and has started a process to recruit a permanent appointment to the post.

DA calls for suspension of SAA chair Myeni – actions grounding airline

2015-07-28 12:26

DA shadow minister of public enterprises Natasha Mazzone says SAA board chairperson and close Zuma ally Dudu Myeni is a cadre appointment with a political agenda.

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