Cash-strapped SA Express cannot afford to pay staff salaries for March

2020-03-25 11:40

The business rescue practitioners for the struggling airline say it has requested emergency funding from the Department of Public Enterprises.

Donald Trump suspends travel from Europe — except the UK — for 30 days to contain the coronavirus spread

2020-03-12 07:29

Italy instituted a nationwide lockdown this week, and the German chancellor warned up to 70% of the country's population could contract the virus.

SAA pilot base in Cape Town safe - for now

2020-01-26 08:48

Captain Grant Back, chairperson of the SAA Pilots' Association, confirmed to Fin24 on that rumours about SAA intending to close its pilot base in Cape Town, were true.

With SAA at death's door - here's how FlySafair became the biggest domestic airline in six years

2020-01-22 07:00

FlySafair is the most on-time airline in South Africa today.

The man in charge of SAA’s business rescue once had to sort out SA’s biggest company failure - here’s how that worked out

2019-12-07 12:14

Les Matuson managed the business rescue of Ellerines five years ago.

Business rescue practitioner appointed for SAA

2019-12-05 18:31

South African Airways has gone into voluntary business rescue and has now appointed a business rescue practitioner.

The viral story of a man holding hands with a 96-year-old woman during their flight because she was scared of flying is warming people's hearts

2019-08-16 17:57

The woman had not flown in 15 years, according to a Facebook post that has since gone viral, and the man even helped her to the bathroom.

Boeing reportedly told one of its key buyers that the grounded 737 Max will be back in the air by July

2019-05-31 14:18

A top executive of India's budget airline SpiceJet said Boeing told him its 737 MAX planes should be flying by July.

Airlink's wings clipped after Mthatha airport downgrade

2019-01-24 19:33

Airlink will temporarily suspend its air services between Johannesburg and Mthatha in the Eastern Cape as a result of the downgrading of the town’s airport by SACAA, Airlink has said.


These 4 charts show just how quickly Covid-19 decimated key US industries

2020-03-22 16:39

The virus initially dragged on the world's tourism and travel industries, harming revenue outlooks for hotel, airline, and cruise companies.

Two British Airways executives step down following the airline's first strike in decades

2020-02-17 10:49

The departures also arrive as the airline's parent firm, International Consolidated Airlines Group, transitions to a new CEO.

SAA business rescue adds to SA Express financial woes - court papers

2020-01-23 05:00

A former supplier of SA Express says the airline's financial position is worsened by the fact that one of its debtors, SAA is currently under business rescue.

We'll be carbon neutral by July, says US airline JetBlue

2020-01-06 18:41

JetBlue Airways has said it will become the first large US airline to offset emissions from all of its domestic flights, aiming to become carbon neutral by July as pressure grows on the industry from climate change activists.

Union wants ex SAA chief on board during business rescue

2019-12-07 09:45

Former SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana and business rescue practitioner Cloete Murray should be engaged in the business rescue process of South African Airways, says the union Solidarity.

Role of business rescue practitioner to take centre stage at SAA

2019-12-05 13:24

The struggling airline says its board took the "considered and unanimous" decision to create a "better return for the company’s creditors and shareholders".

You can now get a Michelin-star meal on a Lufthansa flight — but only if you're a kid

2019-07-03 13:29

The German airline Lufthansa recruited a celebrity chef to create a new children's menu. The dishes were chosen by a panel of 13 kids in March.

Airbus could kill A380 as Emirates said to mull smaller jet

2019-02-02 11:01

A year after Airbus SE won what appeared to be a lifesaving order for its A380 double-decker plane, the flagship program’s future is once again on the line.

This airline told its cabin crew that they have six months to lose almost 14kg

2019-01-07 17:26

Flight attendants have to lose the weight if they wish to continue flying.

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