Mango is proof that a state-owned airline can be productive, profitable - CEO Nico Bezuidenhout

2019-12-03 08:38

The Mango CEO says during last month's strike by some SAA employees, Mango workers refused to join a sympathy strike as they 'know it would impact their livelihood'.

Mango CEO Nico Bezuidenhout on his plans for the airline

2019-07-11 06:00

Nico Bezuidenhout, who returns to low-cost airline Mango as CEO on October 1, tells Fin24 he wants to make an informed decision on the course of action going forward.

Nico Bezuidenhout will return to Mango Airlines as permanent CEO

2019-07-03 17:05

Mango's board has appointed Nico Bezuidenhout as permanent CEO with effect from October 1, 2019. Bezuidenhout was the founding CEO of Mango Airlines.

Mango Airlines says SMS about 'black and HIV positive' employee fake, investigating source

2018-07-21 14:15

Mango Airlines says it is investigating the "false allegations" made in an SMS circulating on social media in which an HR staff member ostensibly tells an employee the company cannot allow the person to work with them as he/she is "black and HIV positive".

Solidarity against airline merger, wants SAA placed in business rescue

2018-05-26 09:44

Trade Union Solidarity is opposed to a proposed merger between SAA, Mango and SA Express and will file a court application to have SAA placed in business rescue.

SAA as going concern doubtful – AG report

2018-03-08 17:55

In a report submitted to Parliament, Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has flagged SAA's ability to continue as an ongoing concern.

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.

Ex-SAA CEO planning to take on SAA, Mango on own turf

2016-12-02 09:44

Fastjet is considering expanding in SA as CEO Nico Bezuidenhout evaluates growth opportunities for the unprofitable discount airline.

EXCLUSIVE: SAA finally reveals financial state of Mango Airlines

2016-11-15 20:46

Mango Airlines made a net loss of R36.9m in the year ended March 2016, its most recent financial statements have shown.

SAA slammed over plan to control Mango, SA Express boards

2016-08-08 12:48

Plans by SAA to control its subsidiaries' boards are not only transgressing company regulations, but constitute uncompetitive behaviour, reports Netwerk24.


'It is business as usual for Mango', says CEO as SAA goes on strike

2019-11-15 12:07

Domestic airline Mango has continued with its 'business as usual' after two unions at South African Airways embarked on a planned strike.

BMF objects to white male appointed as Mango CEO

2019-07-05 17:13

The Black Management Forum condemns the appointment of Nico Bezuidenhout as CEO of state-owned low-cost airline Mango.

Gordhan: SA Express flights to take off next week

2018-08-15 11:22

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says grounded airline SA Express will be taking off next week.

Gordhan: SA airlines already working together amid merger talks

2018-05-28 08:30

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has told eNCA discussions regarding the merger of three government airlines would continue this week with other relevant ministers.

Gordhan slams looting at SA Express, touts merger to aid SA's ailing airlines

2018-05-24 12:53

Embattled airline SA Express has found itself facing financial challenges because of people who were looking for opportunities to steal instead of running the airline properly, says Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan.

SAA competitors could benefit from shift of flights to Mango - expert

2018-01-18 07:00

SAA's decision to shift a number of its flights to low-cost subsidiary Mango, could benefit the state-owned airline's competitors, says an aviation expert.

Battle of the brands as popular clothing stores shut down in SA

2017-07-14 07:23

All standalone Mango clothing stores and Nine West shoe stores have closed down, while other international groups such as River Island are busy shutting down as well.

FlySafair CEO: Buying Mango will keep prices low

2016-11-17 20:10

FlySafair has repeated its offer to buy loss-making Mango Airlines, with CEO Elmar Conradie saying a takeover will help it sustain lower fares for air travellers.

SA airline consolidation: No firm decision yet

2016-10-24 19:51

No firm decision has been taken on the consolidation of state-owned airlines SAA, Mango and SA Express, according to the Ministry of Public Enterprises.

Tensions growing between SAA, Mango

2016-08-04 16:07

The leaked report on South African Airways' financial performance for the quarter to end-June appears to indicate underlying tensions between Mango and SAA management.

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