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.

SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future

2018-06-05 05:45

South African Airways CEO Vuyani Jarana announced he is taking up a R100 000 challenge on his ability to make the state-owned airline profitable in three years.

SAA CEO: It's time to make some hard decisions

2018-06-04 07:22

South African Airways has reached the point where some hard decisions have to be made, CEO Vuyani Jarana has told Fin24.

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.

Treasury: Recapitalisation of SAA still being finalised

2018-05-17 22:08

The recapitalisation of South African Airways is a matter that is still being finalised through the work of an oversight forum, according to National Treasury.

Treasury lifts veil on SAA financial report following spat in Parliament

2018-05-16 18:30

National Treasury has elected to release South African Airways' fourth-quarter report, following disagreement among MPs over the confidentiality of the airline's competitive strategies.

SOEs must reduce their reliance on government guarantees - Treasury

2018-05-08 21:56

Treasury is working to reduce the reliance of state-owned enterprises on government guarantees, Parliament has heard.


'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.

No room for Dudu Myeni in Nzimande’s office

2018-06-04 16:22

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande will not be appointing Dudu Myeni as a special advisor, as his predecessor Joe Maswanganyi intended.

Kenya Air CEO open to SAA pact as ailing carriers restructure

2018-05-29 06:38

Kenya Airways could cosy up to rival South African Airways as the embattled companies seek to narrow the gap with the Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise.

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.

State's procurement pot must be guarded jealously – Finance Minister

2018-05-22 16:44

Government sorely needs to improve how it procures goods and services, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has told Parliament.

SAA seeks urgent funding after latest loss

2018-05-17 09:09

South African Airways says executives will meet Treasury officials every two weeks to address urgent funding needs after the ailing carrier reported a 7th consecutive year of losses - and the worst since 2015.

What Ramaphosa is doing to fix SA's state companies

2018-05-11 06:56

South Africa’s biggest state firms have been plagued by mismanagement, cash shortages and corruption scandals for years, leaving them in financial strain and posing an acute risk to the nation’s finances.

SAA: Bail-out or not? #haveyoursay

2018-05-07 17:54

Parliament has learnt that SAA needs another R4.8bn bailout immediately after the recent R10bn bailout received in December 2017. Read the article and have your say.

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