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The business rescue practitioners for the struggling airline say it has requested emergency funding from the Department of Public Enterprises.
Italy instituted a nationwide lockdown this week, and the German chancellor warned up to 70% of the country's population could contract the virus.
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.
FlySafair is the most on-time airline in South Africa today.
Les Matuson managed the business rescue of Ellerines five years ago.
South African Airways has gone into voluntary business rescue and has now appointed a business rescue practitioner.
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.
A top executive of India's budget airline SpiceJet said Boeing told him its 737 MAX planes should be flying by July.
Qantas may launch a 20-hour flight from Cape Town.
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.
The virus initially dragged on the world's tourism and travel industries, harming revenue outlooks for hotel, airline, and cruise companies.
The departures also arrive as the airline's parent firm, International Consolidated Airlines Group, transitions to a new CEO.
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.
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.
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.
The struggling airline says its board took the "considered and unanimous" decision to create a "better return for the company’s creditors and shareholders".
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.
'It was the worst experience of my life.'
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.
Flight attendants have to lose the weight if they wish to continue flying.
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