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South African Airways rescue team to appeal court ruling on layoffs

11 May 2020, 4:33 PM

Administrators trying save South African Airways (SAA) will appeal a court ruling that ordered them to halt a layoff process, one of the administrators Siviwe Dongwana told Reuters.

South African Airways is in business rescue: what it means, and what next

6 December 2019, 8:22 AM

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the decision to put South African Airways, the cash-strapped national flag carrier, into voluntary business rescue. Caroline Southey from the Conversation Africa asked Professor Marius Pretorius to explain how the process works.


South African Airways dropped by leading travel insurer

29 November 2019, 7:08 PM

¬†One of South Africa’s leading travel insurance firms has stopped covering tickets issued by South African Airways (SAA) against insolvency, leaving the fate of the country’s struggling state-run airline hanging in the balance

South African Airways must be sold-off: DA

27 November 2019, 9:33 AM

Democratic Alliance (DA) MP, Alf Lees has called for South African Airways (SAA) to be sold-off.

Outa calls for national boycott of South African Airways

28 October 2020, 8:09 PM

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has called for a national boycott of South African Airways (SAA) following the announcement by Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, that the airline will receive a further R10.5 billion rand bailout from the government in addition to the R16.4 billion it received over the past three years.

British Airways plans to suspend flights between Durban and London

22 December 2020, 12:22 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development and Tourism Department says British Airways is planning to suspend direct flights between Durban and London due to the coronavirus travel restrictions.

200 repatriated South Africans expected to arrive on Sunday from the US

3 May 2020, 9:30 AM

A South African Airways (SAA) flight with 200 South Africans are expected to arrive at the O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg later on Sunday.

45 South Africans to be repatriated from Brazil on Wednesday

5 April 2020, 5:01 PM

About 45 South African citizens are expected to be repatriated from Brazil on Wednesday.

South Africa to repatriate more citizens stranded in foreign countries

4 April 2020, 9:35 AM

The International Relations Department says it’s working on bringing more South Africans, who are stranded in other countries, back home.

Kenya, Ethiopia join expanding list of African states with coronavirus

14 March 2020, 3:05 AM

Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Guinea and Mauritania all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday, giving the disease a foothold in 19 countries on the African continent.



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