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Last updated February 03 Airlines have updated their travel restrictions following the decision to declare the new coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization (WHO). The following airlines have suspended selected services to China: Read full article - READ MORE
Flight demand has been scrutinised to ensure SAA is running efficient flights. To this end, SAA will therefore cancel and consolidate selected scheduled flights where there is low demand based on current forward bookings for the month of February. Recognising the importance of advance planning for our customers, it is thus important that we provide [...]
South African Airways (SAA) is in the process of consolidating selected domestic flights between the airline’s main hub, Oliver Tambo International Airport Johannesburg (JNB) and Cape Town (CPT), as well as between Johannesburg (JNB) and Durban’s King Shaka (DUR) airports. SAA is working closely with its sister airline, Mango, to re-accommodate passengers on alternative services [...]
SAA remains under liquidity constraints and government “continues to indicate its support for the business rescue practice”, according to a statement by the joint business rescue practitioners, Les Matuson and Siviwe Dongwana. The two were appointed late last year to look at a business rescue strategy for the troubled national carrier. Spokesperson for the practitioners, Louise Brugman, told eTNW that while [...]
Les Matuson has been appointed business rescue practitioner for South African Airways. The airline is officially in business rescue following the filing of the notice of commencement of business rescue proceedings with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) on December 5. The CIPC processed the appointment of Les, from Matuson Associates, in South African [...]
The travel trade has expressed relief that an actionable decision has been taken to move SAA forward, following the announcement that the airline will enter business rescue. It’s a great decision and long overdue, says director of TAG, Jonathan Gerber. “The country can’t keep bailing the airline out and it is positive that important decisions [...]