SAA ordered to pull misleading ad

2015-01-16 14:24

The national carrier has been ordered to withdraw a print advertisement because it created unrealistic consumer expectations of seating and flight meals.

SAA plane to perform flyover for president's inauguration

2014-05-23 14:18

South African Airways is planning a spectacular fly-over to add to the lustre of the upcoming South African Presidential Inauguration.

Photo of the Day: Pets as travel buddies

2013-11-26 12:58

Air travel for pets has been restricted at OR Tambo International Airport. Have you had any trouble travelling with your pet recently?

SAA voted best airline in Africa

2012-07-12 16:10

South African Airways has extended its Skytrax winning streak for a 10th year in a row.

SAA to up fuel surcharge on EU flights

2012-06-18 14:05

South African Airways is preparing to raise its fuel surcharge on flights to and from Europe by between €1 and €2 per passenger on flights booked from July.

SAA stops Cape Town-London flights

2012-06-05 15:34

South African Airways has announced it is halting daily direct flights between Cape Town and London to avoid losses amid shrinking demand.

SAA flies to Benin

2012-05-20 13:21

SA Airways has launched a new route from Johannesburg to Cotonou in Benin.

Gigaba: SAA will get support into Africa

2012-05-16 18:05

The government will give financial support to South African Airways as it expands into Africa, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

SAA reopens pilot academy

2012-03-19 17:55

South African Airways says it aims to train more than 150 new pilots a year once its training facility restarts.

SAA adds flights despite tight economy

2012-01-30 15:33

SAA has continued with expansion plans and started two new routes this month in spite of tough forecasts for the industry.

SAA adds flights despite tight economy

2012-01-30 15:33

SAA has continued with expansion plans and started two new routes this month in spite of tough forecasts for the industry.

SAA says bomb scare a hoax

2011-10-26 12:57

A South African Airways flight to London was disrupted when a threatening note was found, but the airline says the bomb scare was a hoax.

SAA reports 77% profit jump

2011-09-08 16:54

South African Airways has seen a 77% increase in its net profit over the past financial year.

SAA reopens flights to Heathrow

2010-12-20 13:33

After heavy snow caused delays over the weekend, SAA says it plans to resume flights after it was given the go-ahead from British authorities.


SAA flight delayed over open oil valve

2014-11-21 09:23

Passengers on board an SAA flight from Johannesburg were left feeling rattled after their takeoff was delayed due to a fault that could have been fateful had it not been noticed.

Former SAA CEO to launch new airline

2014-05-12 12:45

After a bit of a dry spell in the local aviation industry, it seems like South Africans may be spoiled for choice soon as yet another new airline has applied for an Air Services Licence.

Parly: SAA resignations regrettable

2012-10-09 17:28

The resignation of the CEO and two senior managers at SAA is regrettable, says the Parliament's portfolio committee on public enterprises.

SAA cuts prices in line with oil price

2012-06-24 15:18

SA Airways has announced price cuts following global reductions in jet fuel prices.

City: SAA decision disappointing

2012-06-07 16:24

The City of Cape Town expressed its disappointment with SA Airways' decision to end direct flights between London and Cape Town after August 15.

SAA balance sheet not good, MPs told

2012-05-29 16:07

SA Airways' balance sheet is not looking good but the national carrier's pilots are among the best in the world, MPs have heard.

Gigaba: SAA seeks aid for new fleet

2012-05-16 18:09

Beleaguered national carrier South African Airways is looking for additional state aid to buy a new fleet of aircraft, says the public enterprises minister.

SAA gives millions in sports sponsorships

2012-04-11 16:04

South African Airways has spent more than R260m on sponsorships for several sporting bodies since 2010.

SAA secures guarantees

2012-02-14 12:13

SAA has managed to secure a guarantee from a private bank for R437m to cover its air service licence guarantees.

SAA adds flights despite tight economy

2012-01-30 15:33

SAA has continued with expansion plans and started two new routes this month in spite of tough forecasts for the industry.

Airlines plan Sadc routes

2011-11-16 18:13

Plans are afoot to have two airlines flying directly from Durban's King Shaka International Airport to Sadc countries such as Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

SAA, Mango sign Lanseria deal

2011-09-27 12:33

A codeshare arrangement between South African Airways and Mango airlines will allow SAA passengers to fly to Cape Town from Lanseria on a Mango flight.

SAA staff embark on illegal strike

2011-02-03 18:43

The South African Airways says about 50 of its ground staff have embarked on an illegal strike at OR Tambo International Airport.

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