Denel joins growing list of SOEs unable to pay salaries

2020-05-19 20:14

Trade union Solidarity says it was told by Denel that there is no money to pay salaries at the end of May because the company cannot deliver orders, given the lockdown restrictions.

Gordhan | SAA no garage sale for someone waiting in the wings

2020-05-15 21:58

Liquidation is not an option for South African Airways and is a matter of "national interest", according to Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan.

SA Express provisionally liquidated

2020-04-28 12:43

The state-owned regional airline has been placed in provisional liquidation after its business rescue practitioners filed an urgent court application.

OPINION | Is there life after SAA? Reviving South Africa's aviation economy

2020-04-18 08:52

Should airlines, and business in general be prepared for the worst? Not this much.

'No income to prepare for lockdown': Unions slam SA Express for unpaid salaries

2020-03-25 21:28

The unions said it was distressing that the airline would announce that there was not enough money to pay employees' salaries and not provide any updates or reassurances days before a national lockdown.

SAA scraps 162 flights amid coronavirus crisis

2020-03-18 10:54

National carrier SAA says it is scaling down its flight schedule as it faces a drop in demand due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Government 'must come to the party' on SA Express, says union

2020-02-23 09:42

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union has slammed what it claims is the "hands-off approach" of the Department of Public Enterprises regarding state-owned airline SA Express.

Unions slam SAA route cancellations, warn of 'devastating' impact on jobs

2020-02-07 09:13

'No consultation whatsoever has taken place with labour as required by law' say the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and the SA Cabin Crew Association.

'Pay back the money.' SA Express demands settlement after SAA secures billions

2020-01-29 10:16

'Over the last two months SA Express has been battling to retrieve monies owed by SAA,' says the regional state-owned airline.

SAA business rescue adds to SA Express financial woes - court papers

2020-01-23 05:00

A former supplier of SA Express says the airline's financial position is worsened by the fact that one of its debtors, SAA is currently under business rescue.


SA Express employees told their contracts are suspended without pay

2020-05-19 19:49

The contracts of employees of SA Express have been suspended, they were informed at a meeting with the airline's provisional liquidators.

SA Express affairs investigated ahead of court D-Day

2020-05-08 13:55

Newly appointed provisional liquidator of SA Express is in the process of investigating affairs of the state-owned regional airline.

SA Express again turns to UIF for money to pay salaries

2020-04-22 16:36

SA Express will not be able to pay salaries for April unless it obtains financial support.

Public Enterprises to study liquidation application by SA Express business rescue practitioners

2020-03-30 12:16

The state-owned airline's business rescue practitioners on March 25 lodged an application in Pretoria High Court for SAX be placed in provisional liquidation.

Cash-strapped SA Express cannot afford to pay staff salaries for March

2020-03-25 11:40

The business rescue practitioners for the struggling airline say it has requested emergency funding from the Department of Public Enterprises.

SA Express suspends operations

2020-03-18 08:21

SA Express was placed under business rescue by order of the courts in early February, but the coronavirus worsened its situation.

SAA business rescue practitioners defend route cancellation

2020-02-09 11:27

SAA's Business Rescue Practitioners announced this past week that it would cancel a raft of domestic air travel routes, eliciting a strong rejection from organised labour. On Friday afternoon President Cyril Ramaphosa said he also disagreed with the decision.

Court rules SA Express must be placed into business rescue, but airline will appeal

2020-02-06 11:42

Shortly after the ruling was handed down on Thursday, SA Express said it had instructed its attorneys to appeal.

SA Express 'terribly distressed', court hears

2020-01-28 19:59

The High Court in Johannesburg has reserved judgment in an application brought by a private logistics company for SA Express to be placed in business rescue over unpaid debt.

Joburg to Mthatha flight turned away for arriving 10 minutes after closing time – report

2019-12-25 20:23

The Eastern Cape transport department has blamed SA Express for a flight from Johannesburg to Mthatha being turned away from the airport when it attempted to land 10 minutes after its closing time, Dispatch Live reported.

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