SAA blocks 2 suspicious passengers from boarding plane after recent mid-flight theft

2018-10-18 11:52

South African Airways has confirmed that two passengers have been denied entry to one of its flights, following a recent theft during a flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong.

Gordhan highlights beleaguered Bain's history of govt tenders

2018-10-08 21:41

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan says the Department of Public Enterprises and National Treasury awarded a tender of R12.1m to Bain for work to be done at state-owned airlines.

Gordhan grounds high hopes for SAA niche routes

2018-10-01 14:36

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has said the national carrier is leveraging its partnerships with other airlines to use routes that it cannot focus on directly.

SAA considers selling off assets as debt balloons

2018-09-23 05:54

Report reveals SAA will need R21.7bn between now and 2021, including a R12.5bn government bailout.

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.


DA's Mazzone lays charges against SOE accounting bosses

2018-10-17 21:01

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has acknowledged to Parliament that some of these entities battled with timeous submissions of their financial statements.

No arrests after possessions stolen from sleeping passengers - SAA

2018-10-04 19:02

SAA says many airlines that operate to or from Hong Kong have to contend with incidents involving passenger robberies and theft, but it has taken measures to reduce these on its flights.

No decisions yet on disposal of assets - SAA

2018-09-26 17:40

There have been no decisions made about disposing of any SAA entities in order to help the embattled state-owned airline, SAA claims.

SAA will need a long runway to take off

2018-08-19 06:03

Although the national airline has long had its wings clipped, Thabang Motsohi is confident that regimented management could restore it to its former glory.

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.

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