'Technically insolvent' SAA says it is at a precipice as strike looms

2019-11-13 10:50

Unions at the airline have threatened to strike after the company said it may have to cut hundreds of jobs to save costs.

BMF hails Fakude's appointment as Anglo SA board chair

2019-07-29 20:35

Nolitha Fakude was announced as the new management board chair in South Africa last week. Fakude also served on the board of South African Airways, where she resigned last year.

Unions demand board removals at SAA

2019-06-11 17:18

Unions Numsa and SACCA have called for members of the SAA board to be removed, accusing them of preventing outgoing CEO Vuyani Jarana from turning the national carrier around.

Pilots: State can save SAA yet

2018-12-14 19:55

An Executive Member of the SAA Pilots Association says the global aviation industry is full of successful state-owned airlines - and SAA could be one of them.

SAA one of the big casualties of state capture - Gordhan

2018-11-28 22:30

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has told Parliament that the next four months at SAA will be critical in determining whether the airline can return to its former glory as a national carrier.

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.

Nigeria says capital airport reopening after runway repairs

2017-04-18 16:24

Nigeria's government says the international airport in its capital is reopening after six weeks of repairs to the runway, which experts had said was in shocking disrepair.

Maimane smirks as Zuma defends SAA's Myeni

Mmusi Maimane was not the only opposition MP to grill President Jacob Zuma on SAA chair Dudu Myeni.

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SAA Cargo among top 3 in Africa

2016-04-28 17:27

South African Airways Cargo has been named among the top three African airlines at the Air Cargo Airline of the Year Awards 2016 in London.

SAA adds to travel options in Africa

2014-08-01 12:20

South African Airways is adding to its African flight schedule to offer customers more travel options on the continent.


Ethiopian Airlines will weigh stake in debt-ridden SAA

2019-10-06 13:00

While the ruling African National Congress has said it would consider selling equity in the South African Airways, there's been no visible strategy for such a plan, said Tewolde Gebre Mariam, the chief executive officer of Ethiopian Airlines.

SAA defends interim CEO, warns against strikes

2019-06-18 14:32

The board of South African Airways has backed its new interim CEO Zukisa Ramasia after the South African Airways Pilots Association criticised her appointment and threatened to go on strike.

'We want our CEO back' - unions at SAA

2019-06-11 14:02

Unions Numsa and SACCA have staged lunchtime pickets at airports around the country, protesting against outgoing SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana’s resignation.

Pilot association bolts to SAA CEO's defence

2018-12-12 21:17

The South African Airways Pilots’ Association credits South African Airways CEO Vuyani Jarana with addressing challenges at the carrier's technical and operations divisions.

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.

Gordhan tells Parliament Denel, SAA, SA Express will miss annual report deadline

2018-09-19 11:42

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has told Parliament that the annual reports for the three SOEs will not be ready on time, as the necessary paperwork is still outstanding.

Myeni's attack on pilots won't help her better SAA - captain

2016-11-10 13:04

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni’s attack on the benefits of its pilots’ benefits won’t be a good strategy in turning SAA into a profitable business, says the SAA Pilots’ Association.

SAA’s Myeni wants R50m cancellation fee for BnP - report

2016-07-24 12:51

Chairperson of South African Airways, Dudu Myeni, wants the embattled airline to pay a R49.9m cancellation fee to BnP Capital, reports the Sunday Times.

SAA pilots won't be intimidated by sabotage claims

2015-12-07 08:47

The chairperson of the SAA Pilots Association says he refuses to be intimidated by allegations of sabotage against his black colleagues.

Freedom flyers jet off to Brazil for free with SAA

2014-06-13 12:54

South African Airways is flying nine young South Africans to Brazil, to watch a World Cup game on Youth Day.

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