South African Airways

“Rising from the ashes.” SAA marks return with JNB - CPT route

South African Airways takes to the skies once again as the airline’s long-awaited return commences with the Johannesburg to Cape Town route....


SAA low-cost arm Mango Airlines to enter bankruptcy protection, media reports

South African low-cost carrier Mango Airlines is ingressing to a formal business rescue process....


New settlement deal set to ax 290 SAA pilot positions

South African Airways Pilots Association (SAAPA) agreed on a settlement with South African Airways (SAA) following 15 months of unpaid salaries....


South African Airways names Takatso Consortium as new equity partner

South African Airways announces Takatso Consortium as a new equity partner set to hold 51% of the airline's shares and inject 3 billion rands into the airline....


CEO of South African Airways hints flights resumption

The CEO of South African Airways hinted that the airline plans to resume its operations in summer of 2021.  ...


Could SAA be on the verge of securing a crucial investor?

South Africa Airways is on the verge of securing a potential investor, prior to bankruptcy exit. Control was handed back to the airline’s management....


New CEO takes the helm, amidst SAA’s ongoing revival

New SAA interim CEO Thomas Kgokolo takes the helm, as carrier prepares for long awaited return to service.  ...


Prosecutors warn of rampant corruption in South African Airways

Prosecutors in South Africa presented their early findings into their investigation into South African Airways, uncovering rampant corruption....


Ailing SAA gets $650M government-backed funding

The government of South Africa kept its promises and provided South African Airways (SAA) 10.5 billion rand ($650 million) necessary to implement the airline‘s restructuring plan....


Ethiopian Airlines offers pilots & planes for dying SAA

Ethiopian Airlines Group offers the operational assistance for South African Airways (SAA) as part of a joint venture with the government of South Africa.  ...