South Africa Airways

Corruption watchdog challenges financing of SAA subsidiaries

Tension brews as watchdogs challenge the funding of SAA subsidiaries through state-aided resources....


SAA aims to relaunch operations in first half of 2021

South African Airways (SAA) is expected to restart its operations in the first half of 2021, announced the government of South Africa. The airline is supposed to operate as a joint venture of the public and private sectors....


South African government engages investors keen on state carrier

Despite South African Airways having faced a rather turbulent decade, the South African government has initiated discussions with private investors who have shown an interest in buying into the state carrier. The Director General of the Department of Public Enterprises, Kgathatso Tlhakudi together with advisers from FirstRand Ltd’s Rand Merchant Bank commenced negotiations with as many as four potential private investors, who have not been...


SAA appoints interim CFO

South African Airways (SAA) has appointed Deon Fredericks as new Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO)....


South Africa Express suspended by authorities

The South Africa’s Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) suspended the air operator certificate (AOC) as well as the aircraft maintenance organization (AMO) approvals of South Africa Express....