Numsa welcomes resignation of SAA director Kingston, calls on rest of board to follow suit

2020-01-18 05:00

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the SA Cabin Crew Association said Kingston's resignation is a 'positive step'.

Rothschilds are the new Guptas, SAA unions charge

2019-06-15 10:12

The fiery joint statement by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew Association was released on Friday morning, after the two unions met with the board of SAA on Thursday.

'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.

Where to next for SAA? The top 5 things you need to know

2019-06-07 11:11

The SAA board held a briefing on Friday to outline the way forward for the national carrier following the resignation of its CEO Vuyani Jarana last week. Here are 5 things you need to know.

Numsa: Reverse SAA chief resignation or face 'indefinite' strikes

2019-06-05 18:01

Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinded.

Three things to learn from the exit of SAA's CEO

2019-06-04 07:57

South African Airways’s prospects of surviving in its current form took a hit over the weekend when news broke that Chief Executive Officer Vuyani Jarana had quit.

Jarana’s resignation a sign SAA is almost irredeemable - OUTA

2019-06-03 14:32

OUTA has called SAA group CEO Vuyani Jarana’s resignation "a symptom of an unfixable mess that will require a completely new approach to address this expensive and inefficient state-owned entity".

Aviation industry surprised, disappointed at SAA CEO's resignation

2019-06-02 13:29

The sudden resignation of SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana came as quite a surprise to industry insiders who were disappointed to hear the news.

SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana resigns

2019-06-02 07:52

SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana has resigned, says red tape is slowing down decision making needed to turn around the airline.

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 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.

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.

Jarana's leadership at SAA brought much-needed confidence - airline body

2019-06-08 14:03

The Board of Airline Representatives South Africa is surprised and disappointed about the recent resignation of SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana. Jarana, will on Monday, be replaced by new interim CEO Zuks Ramasia.

SAA announces new interim acting CEO

2019-06-07 11:02

SAA has announced that it has appointed Zuks Ramasia has its acting CEO while it looks for a permanent replacement.

Bailouts will get harder for SAA to avoid - economist

2019-06-04 14:12

Director and chief economist at Econometrix, Azar Jammine, told Fin24 that South African Airways’ efforts to recover have been undermined by government interference to the point where a government bailout may be their only refuge.

SAA pilots want CEO with 'unrivalled' aviation background

2019-06-03 21:14

The “dysfunctional” SAA needs a new CEO with an aviation background, says the chair of the SAA Pilots’ Association.

SAA accepts Jarana's resignation

2019-06-02 20:11

Jarana tendered his resignation to SAA board chairperson JB Magwaza in a letter dated May 29, 2019, citing uncertainty about funding, as well as bureaucracy delaying decision making needed to turnaround the struggling airline, as reasons for his resignation.

10 challenges that forced SAA CEO to throw in the towel

2019-06-02 10:06

Vuyani Jarana was appointed SAA CEO in November 2017, the first permanent CEO at the national carrier since 2015. Fin24 looks at why he has tendered his resignation. Here are 10 key quotes from his resignation letter.

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.

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