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A Renewed SAA Announces First Take-Off Date, Tickets Soon On Sale

South African Airways (SAA) plans to start returning its planes to the skies from 23 September 2021, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/flysaa/status/1430525956704423939?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1430525956704423939%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news24.com%2Ffin24%2Fcompanies%2Ftravelandleisure%2Fsaa-announces-take-off-date-tickets-going-on-sale-20210825 Tickets for SAA flights will go on sale from 26 August 2021. Voyager bookings and...

Mango Airlines Placed Under Business Rescue as Bankruptcy Looms

Mango Airlines, a low-cost subsidiary of South African Airways (SSA), is set to be placed under business rescue in order to protect itself from bankruptcy, says interim CEO of SAA, Thomas Kgokolo. “The board and shareholders have agreed Mango will...

Around 290 SAA Pilots May Be Retrenched Following New Deal

Members of the South African Airways Pilots Association (SAAPA) is set to vote on a new agreement with South African Airways (SAA), which, if accepted, could end all current disputes with the airline. Including an ongoing strike. According to SAAPA,...

SA Government Loses Majority Stake in South African Airways

The South African government has lost the majority stake of its ailing airline, South African Airways (SAA) through a deal with its new strategic partner Takatso Consortium. Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced the news that the government has...

Ethiopian Airlines Could Supply SAA with Planes and Pilots

Ethiopian Airlines has offered to supply South African Airways with planes, pilots and maintenance services as part of a new venture with the South African government, reports Bloomberg. Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde Gebre Marium says that they're looking at providing...

SA Government Could Bail Out National Airline to the Tune of $1.2-Billion

The administrator's running South Africa's embattled national airlines SAA propositioned the government to provide a R21-billion ($1.2-billion) bailout to help repay debt and resume operations after COVID-19 travel bans are lifted. This new plan includes about R17-billion that will go...

Small businesses in South Africa critical to the 4th Industrial Revolution

Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education. This was highlighted at a panel discussion in Midrand on Thursday (5 July). The topic debated was: “Is South...

Samsung expands onboard entertainment for SAA

South African Airways (SAA) will be expanding the offer of Samsung tablets on board as a way of improving in-flight entertainment to business class customers travelling on regional flights. “Following the launch of this offering in September last year on...

Top 10 Business Traveller apps for Africa

Travelling through Africa, or any other continent for that matter, is supposed to be a pleasurable experience. However, without access to relevant and accurate information, the experience can be rather troublesome and expensive. IT News Africa has listed some of the most useful...
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Ericsson & MTN Collaborate for Digital Skills & Sustainability

Ericsson and MTN Group have unveiled a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024 in...
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