Kulula.com founder, who will play key role in SAA deal, expects conflict - but also success

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Last year, Global Airways, with Novick, launched a new low-cost airline called LIFT.
Last year, Global Airways, with Novick, launched a new low-cost airline called LIFT.
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A key player in the public-private partnership of South African Airways, kulula.com co-founder Gidon Novick, says he is prepared to face any conflicts that might arise in the new relationship with government, but expects the deal to be successful.

Novick is the CEO of the Takatso Consortium, the new strategic equity partner of SAA. The consortium will be assigned 51% and government will hold 49% of the airline. 

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