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.

No holy cows as Mboweni says reconfigure fiscus-draining SOEs

2018-10-24 14:07

Finances of state-owned enterprises remain weak and they have to be reconfigured, said Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

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.

'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.

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.

No appetite or benefit in selling SAA now, board insists

2018-04-25 14:32

Under former SAA chair Dudu Myeni the national career was hobbled with financial constraints and stayed functioning, in part, through the doling out of government guarantees.

Theft at SAA board's biggest worry, chairperson Magwaza tells parliament

2018-04-24 11:59

SAA’s board and management are committed to doing the right thing, says SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana who told Parliament that the board is working to tackle theft and mismanagement at the airline.

SAA makes losses as it battles cut-throat competition

2018-03-27 18:22

SAA reported lower revenues as it lost market share to international players, said CEO Vuyani Jarana.

SAA to scale back in 3-year break-even bid

2018-03-13 21:05

South African Airways is striving to return to profit in three years by reducing the size of the network and transferring planes to its low-cost carrier as CEO Vuyani Jarana embarks on a recovery plan.

SAA revenue shortfall almost R900m year-to-date

2017-11-29 19:59

Although SAA's revenue has improved in the second quarter, its year-to-date revenue shortfall is at R879m, Parliament's standing committee on finance has heard.


SAA needs R3.5 billion by March, says interim CFO

2018-11-27 11:45

The interim chief financial officer of SAA, Deon Fredericks, has told Parliament that the embattled national carrier has a procurement requirement of R3.5bn by March, and needs to find the money.

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.

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.

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: 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.

SAA CEO says airline battling 'very weak' balance sheet and crippling debt

2018-04-24 14:25

SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana told Parliament that SAA is struggling with a weak balance sheet and burdensome debt.

CEO INTERVIEW: How sick is SAA – and what will it cost to fix it?

2018-04-19 06:15

Magazine editor Guy Leitch has managed to get hard-running SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana to make time for a detailed discussion of his plans for the state carrier.

Lack of skills a risk to SAA's turnaround plan, warns CEO Jarana

2018-03-27 14:20

The lack of capacity and skills at executive level at SAA is a risk to the airline’s three-year turnaround plan, said CEO Vuyani Jarana.

Jarana steers SAA out of the storm

2018-01-14 06:00

New CEO knows what’s wrong with the airline – it’s just a matter of treating the maladies and taking flight.

SAA must find its commercial legs and root out crooks, says new CEO

2017-11-21 16:52

SAA must finds its commercial legs and a process will unfold to root out corrupt employees, chief executive Vuyani Jarana has told Parliament.

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