Numsa fears hundreds of jobs could be cut as Comair starts restructuring

2020-04-01 22:00

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa is not convinced that there is “a genuine need” for Comair to retrench staff, the union said in a statement on Wednesday.

Comair plans to introduce additional flights to Harare

2020-02-03 19:17

Comair has applied to introduce seven more flights per week to the capital of Zimbabwe.

Our board is not compromised, Comair hits back as more directors exit

2020-01-09 17:30

As Comair announces yet more resignations, Fin24 looks back over the past year.

Long-standing Comair director Rodney Sacks resigns

2019-12-31 14:59

In early November concerns were raised at Comair's annual general meeting about the long tenure of some board members., British Airways operator says it has contingency plans in case of sympathy strike

2019-11-20 15:09

Comair says it has contingency plans in place should its ground or cabin crew decide to join in a secondary strike against South African Airways.

Concerns raised about long tenure of Comair directors

2019-11-05 20:16

Concerns were raised at Comair's annual general meeting about the long tenure of board members.

Reports on organised crime prompted audit of SAA technical - Mbalula

2019-10-22 17:23

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula expects airlines to operate as normal by the end of the week. partners with Sabre to 'reinvent' airport experience

2019-09-10 11:43 says it is "reinventing" the airport experience with the implementation of Sabre's new Digital Workspace solution.

Comair board chairperson to retire

2019-08-26 13:56

Comair board chair Pieter van Hoven will retire, the airline announced in a notice to shareholders on Monday.

WATCH: Meet Marion Fernandes, who has been a flight attendant for almost 50 years

2019-05-26 08:59

'It's all I ever wanted to do, since I was five,' says Marion Fernandes, who is a few months shy of having worked as a flight attendant for 50 years.


Comair to restructure, cut jobs

2020-03-23 19:08

Comair, which operates as well as British Airways under its SA licence, has begun a restructuring process.

Comair appoints 4 new board members after old guard exits

2020-01-21 20:57

Comair has made some strategic new appointments following a number of resignations, including of some long-serving directors.

Comair Deputy Chairperson Martin Moritz resigns

2020-01-02 09:10

In early November concerns were raised at the JSE-listed aviation group's annual general meeting about the long tenure of board members.

Ex-flight attendant in battle with Comair after being dismissed for sexual harrasment

2019-11-23 08:58

A former flight attendant is questioning how he lost his job as a cabin crew member after engaging in what he thought was an honest conversation with a colleague.

Gordhan says SAA may have no money for salaries this month

2019-11-20 13:25

Meanwhile, Numsa has indicted it is aiming to launch a secondary strike at Comair, but its members have to vote first.

Don't copy US, Europe - give SA customers what they want, say airline CEOs

2019-10-25 19:15

Focus on what consumers actually want instead of trying to copy US and European aviation liberation models, say the CEOs of Comair and Flysafair..

Consultancy fights Comair after acquisition turns sour

2019-10-17 16:40

A strategic leadership consultancy, acquired by Comair last year, now accuses the aviation company of reneging on the agreement and "grinding it into the ground in the process".

British Airways flights in SA not affected by pilot strike in UK

2019-09-09 11:43

The strike by the British Airline Pilots' Association does not affect British Airways flights operated by Comair in South Africa, says a spokesperson.

Comair appoints joint CEOs

2019-05-29 16:15

The Comair board has appointed two aviation sector veterans as joint CEOs from July 31, 2019.

Erik Venter bids Comair farewell

2019-05-21 20:54

The Comair board has announced that CEO Erik Venter has resigned from the company to pursue his own interests.

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