Cabinet expresses confidence in new SAA board

Newly appointed Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says Cabinet is happy with the appointment of a new board at South African Airways. Yesterday Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced the axing of former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni, who has now been replaced by Johannes Bhekumuzi Magawaza. Anglo American board chairperson Nolitha Fakude has been appointed as […]
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Dudu Myeni finaly fired as SAA chair

Dudu Myeni has been removed from the board of South African Airways in what could be a range of changes made to the leadership of the embattled airline. The Mail & Guardian understands that Myeni will be replaced by businessperson JB Magwaza who has been appointed as the new board chairperson. It appears that members […]
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SAA cash crunch deepens as suppliers have still not been paid

South African Airways (SAA) appears to have exhausted its available cash reserves following news that suppliers have still not been paid for work done in July. The airline has thirty-day terms with a number of suppliers that provide essential services to it. They had not been paid at the end of last week, a week […]
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Gigaba lashes out against ‘hysteria’ over SAA bailout

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has spoken out against what he termed hysteria that has been created around the options government is considering to recapitalise South African Airways (SAA). He was speaking at a briefing at Treasury following a meeting with the steering committee of the CEO Initiative on Friday. He emphasised that government is still […]
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ALERT: Passengers warned of SAA strike at OR Tambo International

Cape Town – Passengers are being advised to remain in contact with South African Airways, as a strike by its technical crew is set to get underway. Management of OR Tambo International Airport says they are aware of a strike by technical crew of South African Airways (SAA) from Friday 4 August and is “closely […]
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