Syndicate at SAA must be dismantled – Scopa

2018-08-16 21:14

The syndicate operating at SAA that caused losses for the airline must be dismantled urgently, says the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

BnP Capital boss will hand over documents relating to SAA deal - OUTA

2018-08-03 10:32

The former CEO of BnP Capital has agreed to hand over documents relating to a deal with SAA, says OUTA.

SAA again to fall under Pravin Gordhan as it moves to Public Enterprises

2018-08-01 17:15

President Cyril Ramaphosa has transferred the administration of financially embattled national carrier from the minister of finance to the minister of public enterprises.

There were 'neither weapons nor ammunition' on plane to Cuba - SARS

2018-07-27 15:39

The South African Revenue Service, under which customs officials fall, has also moved to reject claims that the military was trying to smuggle weapons to Cuba on a chartered flight.

SAA denies talks about investment by other airlines

2018-07-24 13:18

The cash-strapped national carrier has confirmed, however, that it has started searching for a strategic equity partner.

UAE may invest in SOEs

2018-07-22 06:05

The UAE ambassador says his country is already in talks with SAA and Eskom, and has pledged $10 billion.

SAA vows to seek equity partner immediately amid funding crunch

2018-07-10 12:58

The airline's CEO has written in a letter to trade union Solidarity that funding pressures dictate that SAA start looking for a strategic equity partner immediately.

Star Alliance confident that SAA will pull through

2018-06-13 15:39

Although South African Airways has challenges, its global airline partner alliance, Star Alliance, is confident that the airline will manage to pull through.

We haven't decided on number of Air Chefs layoffs yet - SAA

2018-06-12 06:45

Air Chefs, the catering arm of South African Airways, has launched a consultation process with unions that may lead to job losses.

SAA at the mercy of market sentiment – CEO

2018-06-07 17:21

SAA needs funding if its turnaround strategy is to work, Parliament has heard.


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.

Siza Mzimela appointed acting CEO of struggling SA Express

2018-08-01 18:21

The board of state-owned SA Express has appointed Siza Mzimela, a former CEO of South African Airways, as the struggling airline's new acting CEO.

SANDF chief clarifies situation regarding Cuba chartered flight

2018-07-31 16:53

The SANDF says the equipment on the aircraft wasn't being 'smuggled', but was being sent to South Africans receiving training in Cuba.

SANDF rejects claims it transported arms on SAA flight, says it was equipment for training

2018-07-25 15:06

The SA National Defence Force has rejected claims that it was trying to smuggle arms to Cuba when a chartered SAA flight was stopped at the Waterkloof air force base.

SAA chartered plane will still fly to Cuba, but won't be carrying weapons

2018-07-23 16:18

SAA says the departure of the aircraft was delayed due to administrative issues as the airline's policies do not permit for the carriage of any items deemed munitions of war.

Criticise us, but give us a chance, SAA CEO implores South Africans

2018-07-11 13:32

It is very important that South Africans give SAA the opportunity to be turned around and become sustainable, CEO Vuyani Jarana tells Fin24.

Big bucks for Cyril’s flights

2018-07-08 10:01

The undertaking by SAA to provide aircraft for President Cyril Ramaphosa and his deputy, David Mabuza, is costing the air force a fortune.

'I wouldn't characterise it as state capture' - CEO Jarana on SAA

2018-06-12 14:09

More work must be done to clean up business at SAA – but he will not go as far as to call the airline's problems state capture, CEO Vuyani Jarana has told Fin24.

5 things SAA can learn from Ethiopian Airlines - now Africa’s most profitable airline

2018-06-09 09:03

SAA was also displaced by Ethiopian Airlines as Africa’s largest carrier in 2017.

See how SAA ranks in AirHelp's best and worst airlines of 2018

2018-06-06 20:05

Surprises exist on both the best and worst airlines of 2018 in a survey conducted by AirHelp, a company which advocates on behalf of travellers for compensation in cases of delays or cancellations.

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