ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRLINES

Comair appoints 4 new board members after old guard exits

2020-01-21 20:57

Comair has made some strategic new appointments following a number of resignations, including of some long-serving directors.

While African aviation flies high, South Africa burdened by slow growth, SAA struggles

2020-01-21 06:00

While the South African aviation sector has faced its share of hurdles - not least the uncertainty around the future of flag carrier SAA - the rest of Africa has seen a strong performance, according to the International Air Transport Association.

SAA: Selling of aircraft has nothing to do with business rescue - we're accommodating a new fleet

2020-01-16 17:38

SAA's decision to sell some of its aircraft has nothing to do with the voluntary business rescue process it is currently in, says the cash-strapped state-owned airline.

Emirates looks ahead at 2020

2020-01-09 19:38

In 2020 Dubai-based Emirates will continue to leverage its partnerships to provide even more connectivity and value for its customers, says its president Sir Tim Clark.

Long-standing Comair director Rodney Sacks resigns

2019-12-31 14:59

In early November concerns were raised at Comair's annual general meeting about the long tenure of some board members.

SAA business rescue: Creditors have first meeting

2019-12-20 16:06

The first meeting of creditors of South African Airways, which went into voluntary business rescue on December 5, took place on Friday.

African airlines set to make almost R3bn loss in 2020

2019-12-12 06:00

African airlines continue to suffer due to high costs and are projected to show a loss of $200m next year, according to the International Air Transport Association.

What now for R1.1bn settlement SAA has with Comair?

2019-12-09 14:03

In February the flag carrier, which is now in business rescue, agreed to pay Comair R1.1bn plus interest in a legal settlement deal.

Mango is proof that a state-owned airline can be productive, profitable - CEO Nico Bezuidenhout

2019-12-03 08:38

The Mango CEO says during last month's strike by some SAA employees, Mango workers refused to join a sympathy strike as they 'know it would impact their livelihood'.

SAA can continue to retrench managers, CCMA finds

2019-11-25 18:20

A meeting at the CCMA finds that a retrenchment process at managerial level at SAA can continue, Solidarity's representative at the airline tells Fin24.

 

SAA uncertainty: What you need to know if you have a ticket or intend to buy one

2020-01-21 08:15

A question frequently asked since South African Airways was placed into business rescue in December last year is what would happen if the embattled state-owned airline were liquidated.

Get rid of international business to save SAA - expert

2020-01-16 20:05

Getting South African Airways into fit-for-purpose shape would mean getting rid of its international business, claims a source with inside knowledge of the airline's operations and financial situation.

Airlink redefines SAA partnership, plans to exclusively use own flight code from June

2020-01-16 14:49

The privately-owned says it will operate under its own "4Z" flight code from June.

Our board is not compromised, Comair hits back as more directors exit

2020-01-09 17:30

As Comair announces yet more resignations, Fin24 looks back over the past year.

Boeing's key legal adviser on 737 Max crisis to retire

2019-12-28 19:45

Boeing says another high-ranking executive working on the company's response to the 737 Max crisis will step down.

New United Airlines direct flight to Cape Town a 'game changer' for local economy - CEO

2019-12-17 21:28

In its current format, United Airlines' new direct flight between Cape Town and New York/Newark has the potential to bring additional tourism spend of R153m to the Mother City by 2021.

What now for R1.1bn settlement SAA has with Comair?

2019-12-09 16:06

In February the flag carrier, which is now in business rescue, agreed to pay Comair R1.1bn plus interest in a legal settlement deal.

Air transport is a key industry, and SAA has a big impact, says industry body

2019-12-06 05:00

There is a high level of co-dependence across SA's aviation industry, with SAA playing a big role, says the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.

More woes for Zimbabwe as Fastjet plans exit

2019-11-28 10:33

The low-cost airline says it plans to sell its Zimbabwean unit to a consortium led by a major shareholder.

Kulula.com, British Airways operator says it has contingency plans in case of sympathy strike

2019-11-20 15:09

Comair says it has contingency plans in place should its ground or cabin crew decide to join in a secondary strike against South African Airways.

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