ARTICLES RELATING TO LOW COST AIRLINES

Suitors line up for stake in Skywise - owners

2016-04-25 17:14

Grounded Skywise says six companies have already expressed interest in buying a sizable stake in the low-cost airline.

ATNS: Skywise remains our valued customer

2015-12-02 12:06

While Acsa has refused to give Skywise a 48hr extension on its debt, Air Traffic Navigations Services has confirmed it has sound business relations with the airline.

Nico Bezuidenhout says airline price war will hurt

2015-10-09 19:28

The price war in the South African low cost airline industry will most likely continue until one or more of the current four carriers exit, says Mango CEO Nico Bezuidenhout.

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.

Comair: It was never our aim to ground SAA

2015-06-01 14:29

Comair says it wants a level playing field to ensure that all airlines face the same risks and the same requirements to operate on sound commercial principles.

Constitution supports SAA bailout, court hears

2015-05-08 07:42

The decision to grant SA Airways an extension of a government guarantee is supported by the Constitution, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

'Technically insolvent' SAA wanted more money - Comair

2015-05-05 14:56

Instead of facing the music and going into business rescue, the ''technically insolvent'' SAA opted for another government bailout, the Comair lawyer has argued.

Battle of the bailout between Comair and SAA

2015-05-05 11:01

Trolley loads of lever arch files and a cooler bag for catering have been wheeled into the High Court in Pretoria for the start of the legal battle between Comair and SAA.

Twitter lesson from AirAsia boss

2014-12-29 08:40

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes gave an unintentional lesson as he took to Twitter to drive a crisis over a missing aeroplane.

AirAsia mogul faces first major crisis

2014-12-28 17:26

Malaysian mogul Tony Fernandes, who transformed a floundering carrier into Asia's biggest budget airline, faces his first big crisis after an AirAsia plane went missing.

 

The demise of Skywise

2015-12-11 12:42

Acsa should be applauded for grounding Skywise, says Unathi Sonwabile Henama.

Skywise's open letter to Jacob Zuma

2015-12-02 11:16

In the wake of its grounding by ACSA over unpaid debt, Skywise is pleading for the state's help in an open letter.

Fastjet bullish despite African headwinds

2015-09-28 15:43

Africa-focused budget airline Fastjet is looking beyond the region’s current economic woes as it forges ahead with setting up an inter-regional aviation company.

Comair slams Parly's lack of questioning SAA funding

2015-06-02 14:08

Comair’s failed high court application against SAA receiving constant government bailouts needed Parliamentary attention, says CEO Erik Venter.

Comair wants R5bn guarantee to SAA be set aside

2015-05-08 19:48

Comair has asked the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the government's R5bn guarantee to SAA as it creates more inequality among airline industry competitors.

Comair explains why it turned to court on SAA

2015-05-07 16:06

The validity of SAA receiving an extension of a government loan is a matter for the courts, not the Competition Commission, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Comair has strong case against SAA - Venter

2015-05-05 13:49

Comair chief executive Erik Venter feels the company has a strong case in its battle against government bailouts to competitor SAA in the High Court in Pretoria.

Comair court challenge of SAA bailouts coming to a head

2015-05-04 13:33

Years after Comair first launched a legal challenge of the South African government's bailouts of state carrier SAA, the case is finally set to start.

AirAsia shares dive over missing plane

2014-12-29 07:44

Shares in AirAsia have fallen as much as 12.9% after one of its aircraft went missing in bad weather on its way to Singapore from the Indonesian city of Surabaya.

Airbus signs alliance with SA companies

2014-09-16 14:13

Leading global aircraft manufacturer Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with two South African companies to bolster the local aviation industry.

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