Beyond their physical well-being, we need to worry about how they're going to get through the coming weeks, writes Mandy Wiener.
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This comes amid claims by the SAA that it has been infiltrated by a criminal "enterprise with transnational networks", and reports that it may have received dodgy parts.
Marelize Labuschagne, new acting CEO of low-cost state-owned airline Mango, answers questions about the aviation industry and her strategy to ensure success.
Mango pilots have returned to work this morning after a labour dispute with the low-cost airline was resolved on Thursday night.
It will cost government R12.1m to make use of the services of Bain and Company to manage the merger of South Africa’s three state airlines - SAA, Mango and SA Express.
A Mango flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town has been diverted to George after one of its passengers had a heart attack.
In what could be one of the largest online events in South African e-commerce history, low cost airline, Mango will make 10 000 flights available for R1 on its redesigned mobile app.
Pilots at low-cost airline Mango who belong to the trade union Solidarity are thinking of going on a pay strike.
Mango has added two weekly flights on their Zanzibar route during December, to cater for the high demand over the school holidays.
Low cost airline Mango has introduce a leisure schedule between Johannesburg and George with bookings for flights departing in November available.
Low cost airline Mango has posted its best December holiday season since inception, with January revenues already up by almost 30%.
Fin24 spoke to Marelize Labuschagne, the new acting CEO of SA's state-owned low-cost airline Mango, about the way forward.
Despite changes to SAA flights between Johannesburg and Durban and Johannesburg and Cape Town, this does not mean a reduction in flights, says spokesperson Tlali Tlali.
Solidarity members, which includes flight captains and first officers, will be embarking on strike action from Monday after wage negotiations with Mango fell flat, the trade union says.
The DA says it will request the Competition Commission to launch a full-scale probe into alleged collusion between SAA and its low-cost subsidiary Mango Airlines.
A 63-year-old woman who collapsed shortly after boarding a Mango flight at Cape Town International Airport, has died shortly after being taken off the aircraft.
Low-cost airline Mango has confirmed that it has been issued with a strike notice by Solidarity, adding that contingency measures are already in place.
The low cost airline has increased its frequencies into and out of Durban by 20% with up to 74 flights to and from Cape Town.
South African Airways' low cost airline Mango on Sunday launched its scheduled flights between Johannesburg and Zanzibar.
Mango will up the ante on leg room domestically as the airline's new seat rollout commences this month.
Pilots at low-cost airline Mango have threatened a strike if a wage dispute is not settled.
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