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SAA flights grounded amid strike action

SAA flights grounded amid strike action

South African Airways (SAA) says it is experiencing some domestic flight delays and cancellations due to a strike by staff.

Business - By Staff Writer | 26 April, 2017
Things get worse for SAA as losses climb R1 billion higher in just 10 days

Things get worse for SAA as losses climb R1 billion higher in just 10 days

New information provided to the Standing Committee on Finance (SCOF) by the South African Airways (SAA) board reveals that the airlines losses are even worse than previously reported – now at R4.5 billion for 2016/17.

Finance - By Staff Writer | 27 March, 2017
Myeni’s ‘highest order’ delinquency is killing SAA

Myeni’s ‘highest order’ delinquency is killing SAA

The crisis at SAA has reached a “tipping point” that was threatening its survival, hence the application to have chairperson Dudu Myeni declared a delinquent director, according to SAA Pilots’ Association (Saapa) chair Jimmy Conroy.

Government - By News24Wire | 13 March, 2017
SAA has launched its new business class – this is what it looks like

SAA has launched its new business class – this is what it looks like

Transport design consultants PriestmanGoode and South African Airways have released the first images of South African Airway’s new cabin and business class designs.

Business - By Staff Writer | 9 February, 2017
SAA’s Myeni goes on R680,000 luxury spending spree

SAA’s Myeni goes on R680,000 luxury spending spree

The Democratic Alliance has written to the Public Protector to investigate 23 trips taken by SAA chairwoman Dudu Myeni, where she racked up a bill of R680,000 on business class travel and luxury 5-star hotels.

Government - By Staff Writer | 6 February, 2017
SAA gets new A330-300 aircraft – four more are on the way

SAA gets new A330-300 aircraft – four more are on the way

South African Airways has taken delivery of its first new A330-300 aircraft on Friday.

Business - By Staff Writer | 2 December, 2016
SAA reveals financial state of Mango Airlines

SAA reveals financial state of Mango Airlines

Mango Airlines made a net loss of R36.9 million in the year ended March 2016, its most recent financial statements show.

Finance - By News24Wire | 16 November, 2016
Treasury to appoint advisers for SAA merger plan

Treasury to appoint advisers for SAA merger plan

Eight months after proposing a merger between embattled national carrier SAA and SA Express, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced that Treasury will appoint advisers to explore the opportunity.

Finance - By News24Wire | 26 October, 2016
SAA bans Samsung Note 7 phones from its flights

SAA bans Samsung Note 7 phones from its flights

South African Airways (SAA) on Tuesday announced the prohibition of the use of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phone on all of its flights as of this week.

Government - By SA News | 18 October, 2016
Beware these SAA scams

Beware these SAA scams

South African Airways (SAA) on Tuesday warned the public of several scams running on social media.

Finance, Lifestyle - By SA News | 4 October, 2016
SA high commissioner to Singapore is a former SAA flight attendant – and convicted drug trafficker

SA high commissioner to Singapore is a former SAA flight attendant – and convicted drug trafficker

An exposé in the Sunday Times has raised questions about government’s vetting process of senior officials.

Government - By Staff Writer | 2 October, 2016
SAA’s losses keep climbing

SAA’s losses keep climbing

SAA’s losses for the 2014/15 financial year was R5.6 billion — close to R1 billion more than the expected amount of R4.7 billion.

Finance - By News24Wire | 20 September, 2016
R5 billion SAA guarantee staved off risk for all SOEs – Jonas

R5 billion SAA guarantee staved off risk for all SOEs – Jonas

If South African Airways had not received a R5 billion going concern guarantee, it would have posed a systemic risk to all state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in South Africa, Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas said on Tuesday.

Government - By News24Wire | 20 September, 2016
Zuma recommends SAA to all travelers after flight to New York

Zuma recommends SAA to all travelers after flight to New York

President Jacob Zuma has endorsed national carrier, South African Airways (SAA), following a flight to attend the United Nations General Assembly, in New York.

Government - By Staff Writer | 17 September, 2016
Only 2% of SAA’s R24 billion budget goes to black business

Only 2% of SAA’s R24 billion budget goes to black business

Transformation remains a thorny issue at South African Airways, says chair of the airline’s board of directors Dudu Myeni.

Government - By News24Wire | 9 September, 2016
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