SAA will need a long runway to take off

2018-08-19 06:03

Although the national airline has long had its wings clipped, Thabang Motsohi is confident that regimented management could restore it to its former glory.

SA Express can take off again - with only 2 aircraft

2018-07-26 15:53

The South African Civil Aviation Authority has reinstated SA Express’ Air Operator Certificate, clearing the airline for the resumption of operations.

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.

These are some of the most expensive items you get when you fly first class

2018-07-17 15:29

Many first-class passengers get designer amenity kits and luxurious bedding - and it seems hard for customers to resist just taking them for free.

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.

Emotional-support animals are becoming a big problem on US planes, and airlines want them to go away

2018-07-02 08:04

Much of this growth can be attributed to fraudulent behaviour by people who pass off their family pets as support animals.

Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries

2018-06-19 06:13

SA Express might not be able to pay its staff on June 25, the Federation of Unions of South Africa said.

EyesOpen campaign aimed at human trafficking in the aviation industry

2018-06-13 09:20

The International Air Transport Association is is mobilising the global airline industry in the fight against human trafficking.

'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.

Qantas research to help reshape passenger experience

2018-06-11 17:10

Food designed especially for Qantas are among new menus to increase hydration and help reduce jetlag.

 

BnP Capital boss will hand over documents relating to SAA deal - OUTA

2018-08-03 10:32

The former CEO of BnP Capital has agreed to hand over documents relating to a deal with SAA, says OUTA.

WATCH: Major US airlines bow to Chinese pressure

2018-07-25 14:13

The three biggest US airlines changed how they refer to self-ruled Taiwan on their websites in an effort to avoid Chinese penalties by a Wednesday deadline.

Comair signs $160m agreement with CFM International

2018-07-17 15:42

SA's private domestic airline operator Comair has signed a Rate Per Flight Hour agreement with CFM International to support its fleet of 16 CFM56-7B engines.

Grounded SA Express one step closer to taking off again

2018-07-12 16:20

The airline says the South African Civil Aviation Authority has reinstated its Aircraft Maintenance Organisation certification.

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.

SA Express employees to be paid salaries despite financial troubles

2018-06-22 20:13

SA Express employees will be paid in June, the Department of Public Enterprises has confirmed.

Star Alliance confident that SAA will pull through

2018-06-13 15:39

Although South African Airways has challenges, its global airline partner alliance, Star Alliance, is confident that the airline will manage to pull through.

Security, growth concerns damaging tourism - industry CEOs

2018-06-12 18:07

Security and sustainable growth are two of the biggest challenges to travel and tourism, says the CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Regulation, infrastructure trip up African airlines - Iata

2018-06-12 13:47

African airlines continue their very slow emergence from a low point in 2014 when they made a collective $900m loss, says Iata.

5 things SAA can learn from Ethiopian Airlines - now Africa’s most profitable airline

2018-06-09 09:03

SAA was also displaced by Ethiopian Airlines as Africa’s largest carrier in 2017.

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