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SAA pilots relieved 'dark days' of Myeni are over

2017-10-19 20:45

The departure of SAA chair Dudu Myeni has come as "a welcome relief" to the South African Airways Pilot Association.

Mango pilot: Pay strike was our absolute last resort

2017-10-17 20:24

A Mango pilot has spoken to Fin24 about why pilots at the low-cost airline saw no other option than to go on strike - the first time they have taken this step.

Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL

2017-10-13 21:05

The Helsinki airport says Flight 666 has arrived safety in HEL - the airport code for the Finnish capital - for the last time.

SAA tables improved wage offer

2017-10-04 15:55

SAA says it has made good progress with the current wage negotiations dispute with labour unions represented at its maintenance subsidiary SAA Technical.

Complete collapse of SAA likely as debt grows, analyst warns

2017-10-02 11:12

There is no strategic benefit to having a national carrier and privatising SAA or parts of it is a sensible option, say analysts.

Iata award for Lufthansa

2017-09-28 15:31

The International Air Transport Association has presented Lufthansa with the Fast Travel Platinum Award for its mobile self-service solutions.

Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years - Boeing

2017-09-24 12:15

Smaller planes will dominate aviation orders worldwide in the next 20 years, driven by the needs of budget airlines in emerging markets, says Boeing.

SAA bailout scramble: Why the rush, asks FMF

2017-09-21 17:52

Could protecting SOE debt of about R434.1bn be the reason for government's urgency to try and bail out SAA yet again, asks the Free Market Foundation.

An end to impunity at SAA

2017-09-17 06:00

Dudu Myeni says the flailing national airline is seen by the public as an ‘alcoholic’.

SA Express to miss results deadline, must convince AG it can stay afloat

2017-09-13 05:00

Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown has informed Parliament she cannot table the annual report and audited financial statements of SA Express in time.

 

Lufthansa pleased with business uptake of more direct Cape Town flights

2017-10-17 20:52

The business potential of outbound traffic from Cape Town on Lufthansa's direct flights is forming a good complement to the inbound tourist focus during the summer season.

Building human capital crucial for airlines – expert

2017-10-14 08:00

The aviation industry in Africa must look at safety, increased connectivity, smarter regulation and fixing airlines’ financial health to attract the talent, says an expert.

Without skills, SA airlines face calamitous future - AASA CEO

2017-10-13 19:16

The demand for air transport to, from and within Africa is expected to double over the next 20 years, requiring more than 1 000 new aircraft in the combined African fleet.

More money won't fix SAA – Manuel

2017-10-03 14:27

Among the biggest problems at SAA are its poor cost structure and “self-evident” corporate governance issues, says former finance minister Trevor Manuel.

Lifeline for SAA on Citibank debt

2017-09-29 12:47

A day before it had to repay its debt to US lender Citibank, government has bailed out struggling national carrier South African Airways with R3bn.

Cape Town Air Access lines up new flights, expansions

2017-09-27 10:03

The team from Cape Town Air Access has lined up three new non-stop flights to Cape Town International and two expansions.

Starting date for new SAA CEO finally set

2017-09-22 14:47

Following the conclusion of negotiations on a release date of its new CEO Vuyani Jarana by his current employer, SAA is now able to say when he will actually start.

Acsa pleased with debt reduction, passenger growth, transformation pace

2017-09-18 14:35

Airport Companies SA remains resilient despite sluggish SA economic growth and was fortunate to have growth in the first place, CEO Bongani Maseko has told Fin24.

Myeni’s successor up to Cabinet – Ramaphosa

2017-09-13 18:27

It is up to Cabinet to decide who will be the new chairperson of the South African Airways board, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Comair shows strong profit growth in tough conditions

2017-09-12 12:05

Comair's annual financial results show a 54% increase in profits to R297m and a 28% increase in cash generated by its operations.

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