South African Airways

Ethiopian Airlines crowned Best Airline in Africa on Skytrax 2018

For the second successive year, Ethiopian Airlines has been crowned the Best Airline in Africa by Skytrax for 2018. In 1999, Skytrax started the …


Kenya Airways to partner Air Austral, Air Madagascar

Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Air Austral and its Air Madagascar partner in which the …


Tempting: Saint Helena Is Temporarily Getting More Flights

Saint Helena is a remote island in the South Atlantic Ocean, about 1,200 miles off the coast of Africa. The island is a British Overseas Territory, …

West Africa

Chairman of Star Alliance marketing group to step down

Jon Danks is stepping down as UK and Ireland chair of the Star Alliance country marketing and communication group after five years in charge.<p>A new …


South African Airways to Seek Partner ‘Immediately,’ Union Says

South African Airways pledged to urgently begin a search for a private-sector partner to help turn around the troubled state-owned carrier and ease …


Solidarity suspends court action against SAA

Trade union Solidarity has suspended its plans to initiate court proceedings to have the South African Airways (SAA) placed under business rescue.


These are the South African companies that professionals really want to work for

Careers in Africa has <b>released</b> it latest Employer Choice ranking – focusing on the companies that African professionals most want to work for.<p>The …

Oil & Gas Industry

SAA provides comprehensive written undertakings to Solidarity

CAPE TOWN - South African trade union Solidarity on Monday said it will reveal the extensively written undertakings it has received from South …

Cape Town

Third Choice: South African Airways Business Class Dinner

For this week’s Meal of the Week, I recall a business class dinner on South African Airways from nearly a decade ago. The meal was less memorable …

Long Haul

A struggling national airline is renting out its pilots and cabin crew

Pilots and cabin crew from South African Airways will be loaned to other airlines, as the debt-ridden national carrier tries to save itself.<p>The airline’s CEO Vuyani Jarana told news agency AFP this week that it was part of his cost-cutting scheme to save South African Airways. Jarana hopes that …

South Africa

South African Airways flight attendant faces life in jail for smuggling six kilograms of cocaine into Australia using hollowed-out books

• <b>Priya Govender pleaded guilty on Thursday to smuggling cocaine into Australia</b>• <b><br>She was working on a flight from Johannesburg to Perth when she was</b> …

South Africa

eNCA | Close down SAA, says Free Market Foundation

The Free Market Foundation said while the potential loss of 10,100 jobs at SAA should not be taken lightly, the jobs came at a cost of R6.1-billion …


Loss-making SAA should be closed down – think tank

South African Airways (SAA) is a massive drain on the fiscus, and should be closed down, albeit with careful thought and consideration for employees, …


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More SAA flights set for East London

Travellers using South African Airways can breathe a sigh of relief on flight availability as the airline has reintroduced more flights to East …

East London

SAA set to cut pilot jobs

Six months into the job of running loss-making South African Airways‚ CEO Vuyani Jarana is mapping out a punishing austerity plan.

South African Airways

SAA set to cut pilot, flight attendant jobs

Six months into the job of running loss-making South African Airways‚ CEO Vuyani Jarana is mapping out a punishing austerity plan.

Flight Attendants

Letting Troubled South African Airways Go Bust Isn't So Simple: Here's Why

In business, it is a popular refrain: Let the market take care of it.<p>But for major airlines, that’s not necessarily true. Yes, governments will let …


'No sacred cows' - South African Airways boss plans deep cuts

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Six months into the job of running loss-making South African Airways, Vuyani Jarana is mapping out a punishing austerity plan.<p>A South African Airways Airbus A320-200 aircraft (bottom) arrives as a Kenya Airways Boeing 737-800 aircraft prepares to take off at the OR Tambo …

South Africa

South African Airways' catering unit plans to cut 118 jobs - union

JOHANNESBURG - South African Airways’ (SAA) catering arm plans to lay off 118 workers, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) …

South Africa

SAA’s Air Chefs to cut 118 jobs – Numsa

South African Airways’ (SAA) catering arm plans to lay off 118 workers, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said, as the …


Cash-strapped SAA 'spending millions'

Just days after getting a R5-billion bailout from treasury it is being reported that South African Airways (SAA) is spending millions on executives …

South African Airways

The 10 best airlines in the world – including one from South Africa

Prestigious travel website, Airhelp, has released its latest airline rankings for 2018.

South Africa

CEO: South African Airways Faces Tough Restructuring

South African Airways (SAA) CEO Vuyani Jarana said the airline has identified necessary measures needed to restructure the loss-making national …

South African Airways

SAA sits on 5th spot of world's best airlines

JOHANNESBURG – A study by AirHelp has ranked the embattled South African Airways (SAA) fifth best airline in the world.<p>AirHelp is a technology …

Jet Airways

Looking for some winter sun? Airfares to far-flung destinations are SLASHED - but you have just three days to snap up a deal

• <b>South African Airways has announced a three day sale on fares from Australia</b>• <b><br>Prices for Perth to Johannesburg start from $1,000 for economy seats</b>• <b><br>For</b> …

South Africa

South African Airways Offers Spare Crew in Bid for Global Alliances

South African Airways is offering surplus pilots and cabin crew to major global carriers as part of a bid to cut costs and secure alliances in its …

Parliament wants part of its SAA meeting closed to the media

Parliament's finance committee has resolved to apply to the office of the Speaker of the National Assembly to have a section of its Thursday meeting …

South Africa

Transport minister dumps Dudu Myeni

Former South African Airways (SAA) board chairperson Dudu Myeni reached her final destination after Transport Minister Blade Nzimande dumped her from …


CEO puts up his own money for bet he can fix SAA

South African Airways (SAA) CEO Vuyani Jarana has taken up the challenge from Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw to pay R100‚000 to …

South African Airways