Articles tagged “south african airways”

Airline Weekly

South Africa’s Airline Market Resets After Comair Failure

Comair, South Africa's second-largest airline, ceased operations earlier this month and is being liquidated. Its failure leaves a vacuum in the country's airline market, Africa's largest, that other airlines will struggle to fill.

South Africa’s Airline Market Resets After Comair Failure

Airline Weekly

Kenya Airways and SAA Hope New Pan-African Partnership Will Save Them

Will a new Pan-African Airline Group save two loss-making state-owned carriers? Both Kenya Airways and South African Airways hope so, but significant obstacles remain in their path to the new group. And meanwhile, powerhouses like Ethiopian Airways aren't sitting still.

Kenya Airways and SAA Hope New Pan-African Partnership Will Save Them

Airline Weekly

South African Airways Emerges From 18-Month Hiatus With Just 6 Routes to Fly

South African Airways Emerges From 18-Month Hiatus With Just 6 Routes to Fly

Airlines

South African Airways Flights Could Resume This Summer

South African Airways may restart flights this summer if it can reach a deal with its pilots. But even if flights resume, will travelers be there to fill them?

South African Airways Flights Could Resume This Summer

Airlines

Leaner South African Airways Can Stay Independent: Government Official

Officials in South Africa seem committed to having the national airline stay independent. Well, as independent as a flag carrier can be. Let's see in the coming months if there is a change of heart.

Leaner South African Airways Can Stay Independent: Government Official

Business Travel

What South Africa’s Virus Protocols Tell Us About Balancing a Travel Economy With a Nation’s Health

South Africa is understandably cautious as it approaches winter, and doing all it can to stave off a health crisis. But its strict and prolonged protocols might end up doing more harm than good.

What South Africa’s Virus Protocols Tell Us About Balancing a Travel Economy With a Nation’s Health

Airlines

South Africa Relinquishes Control of Flag Carrier in Risky Effort to Save It

South Africa's national carrier is in dire straits, and some say the latest move by the government to save it is merely delaying the inevitable.

South Africa Relinquishes Control of Flag Carrier in Risky Effort to Save It

Airlines

South African Government Will Take Tough Approach Over Struggling Flag Carrier

Sounds like the government intends to play hardball with South African Airways. Given the carrier's financial struggles and current labor unrest, a turnaround seems pretty remote at the moment.

South African Government Will Take Tough Approach Over Struggling Flag Carrier

Airlines

South African Airways May Fire a Fifth of Its Employees in Restructuring

Nearly 1,000 people might be losing their jobs as the airline tries to slow its ongoing losses. Hopefully the company doesn't meet the same fate as Jet Airways, the Indian airline that was grounded earlier this year after racking up over $1 billion in debt.

South African Airways May Fire a Fifth of Its Employees in Restructuring

Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Considers Buying a Stake in South African Airways

Ethiopian Airlines is a an African aviation success story. Would it really be a good idea to get involved with the struggling South African Airways?

Ethiopian Airlines Considers Buying a Stake in South African Airways