Those who have problems with Ramaphosa are rubbing their hands in glee at what they see as reinforcement that he is captured by those who funded his campaign, writes Chris Vick.
It’s subject to speculation, but South Africa Travel Online believes 1time’s plans to be the next new airline are rolling along smoothly.
Pak Africa Aviation has been widely reported to be involved in attempts to resurrect 1time and now Global Airways has entered the fray.
A group of Pakistani investors living in South Africa has offered R15m to 1time Holdings shareholders for the listed company.
President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward denies using his father’s name to ease his entry into South Africa’s low-cost airline market.
Fastjet says it will explore alternative partnerships to launch its brand in South Africa, should its 1time bid not be successful.
Budget airline Fastjet, which plans to take over liquidated low-cost carrier 1time, is facing a tax claim of over £1m from the Tanzanian authorities.
SA’s largest airlines are formally objecting to the threat posed by UK-based fastjet’s attempts to enter the local market by taking over the operations of 1time.
There has been a sharp decline in global airline startups, with only one of 10 new airlines launched in SA from 1996 to 2006 still in operation.
Low-cost African carrier Fastjet, which is in talks to buy 1time, says it is in potential partnership talks with Emirates Airline.
The former founders of 1time are being accused of misconduct, with ex-employees planning to lodge a formal complaint against them being granted a new operating licence.
The liquidiation of 1time Airlines was the catalyst which resulted in airfares continuing their upward spiral in 2013, writes Rob Baker.
Comair's domination of the low cost flight market is likely to change before year-end, with four airlines vying for a slice of SA's domestic flights.
There might still be hope for 1time after the provisional liquidator received an offer of R15m for a controlling stake in 1time Holdings from a surprising source.
London-based group FastJet has abandoned plans to resuscitate 1time and is pursuing a new business venture in SA, backed by President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward.
Management of low-cost African airline, Fastjet, will meet with the liquidator of South Africa's 1time in a bid to re-launch the airline, the company says.
South African Airways is to object to Fastjet Airlines' planned takeover of liquidated airline 1time, due to laws that ban majority ownership of local carriers.
While 1time may not fly in the guise of fastjet before Christmas, as initially hoped, they hope to take to the skies once more early next year.
London-based airline FastJet has promised travellers that they can expect very low airfares when it enters the South African market.
The Air Services Licensing Act may be a spanner in the works for liquidated low cost airline 1time to take off again anytime soon.
The head of fastjet wants to rebrand 1time and get it up and running in time to assist those who have had their December holiday plans dashed by the low cost airline's defunct services.
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