An aviation expert says whatever slim chance the South African Airways business rescue practitioners had of saving the airline has been wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic. The practitioners have put a draft severance package proposal on the table for the embattled airline. Editor of SA Flyer Magazine, Guy Leitch, says most taxpayers welcome the […]

The joint Business Rescue Practitioners of South African Airways have announced further initiatives to support the airline’s transformation into a sustainable and profitable business. BRPs, Les Matuson and Siviwe Dongwana, say they’ve worked with industry specialists, government, creditors and others to develop a comprehensive restructuring programme. BRP says in line with SAA’s commitment to take […]

Minister in the presidency, Jackson Mthembu, says all parties involved in the industrial action at SAA must work together in finding amicable solutions. Mthembu had been briefing media on the outcomes of Cabinet meeting in Pretoria. The South African Cabin Crew Association and Numsa which represent more than 3000 staff at SAA, have indicated they’d […]

Numsa president, Andrew Chirwa, says the metal workers union will not back down until their members at South African Airways get what they want. Chirwa has been addressing Numsa members protesting outside the OR Tambo international airport in Johannesburg. They are demanding an 8% salary hike, in sourcing and an end to retrenchment plans. SAA […]

South African Airways says it is extremely concerned by threats of industrial action by labour unions over its restructuring process. The state owned airline has begun Section 189 consultations with labour as it estimates that over 900 employees might be retrenched as part of its turnaround strategy. SAA’s interim chief financial official, Deon Fredericks, says […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize   Icala elibhekene nowayengusihlalo wakwa South African Airways, uDudu Myeni, liyaqala namuhla enkantolo ephakeme ePitoli, ngaphandle kwakhe. uMyeni usamile ekutheni ngeke alibhade kulelicala, ngoba akanayo imali yokuya eGauteng. Sekungokwesine manje engayi enkantolo njengoba inhlangano iOUTA kanye neSAA Pilots’ Association, befuna inkantolo iqinisekise ukuthi ngeke aphinde akwazi ukusingatha isikhundla esiphezulu. Ekhuluma ohlelweni lweGagasiFM […]

  By: Zilungile Mkhize Owayeyisikhulu esiphezulu kwa South African Airways, uDudu Myeni, uthi izinkinga eziningi abhekene nazo njengamanje nenkantolo zadalwa ukuthi waphumela obala ngenkohlakalo kwa SAA. UMyeni usho kanjena ekhuluma ohlelweni lweGagasiFM Indaba. uMyeni akazange avele enkantolo enkulu eGoli ukuyobhekana necala alivulelwe inhlangano iOuta kanye ne SAA Pilots Association, mayelana nobuholi bakhe kwa SAA. Uthi […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize South African Airways has handed over nine reports relating to dodgy contracts for the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority. The reports emanate from an internal forensic investigation. A Sunday Times article stated that the airline admitted that it had been infiltrated by an international crime syndicate which looted hundreds-of-millions of rands […]

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