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South African Airways to receive financial support

Air Transport World  2017-10-27 15:58:00

The South African government has confirmed that national carrier South African Airways (SAA) will receive recapitalization totaling ZAR10 billion ($700 million) in the 2017-18 financial year.read more

Fastjet names new chairman and CFO

Air Transport World  2017-03-28 18:48:00

African low-cost carrier fastjet has recruited another two former South African Airways (SAA) group executives as chairman and CFO. read more

South African Airways Introduces New State-Of-The-Art Airbus A330-300 Aircraft On Washington, DC Route

PR Newswire  2017-02-13 19:34:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline has introduced its new Airbus A330-300 wide-body ...

Experience The Luxury Of Premium Business Class For Less On South African Airways

PR Newswire  2017-01-23 21:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, is offering special Premium Business Class ...

South African Airways Gives The Gift Of Africa For The Holidays

PR Newswire  2016-12-20 20:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, is offering special fares from the U.S. to destinations ...

South African Airways takes first A330-300

Air Transport World  2016-12-02 15:50:00

South African Airways (SAA), has taken delivery of its first of five new leased Airbus A330-300s, becoming Airbus?s first Southern African operator of the aircraft type.read more

Gobble Up Savings With South African Airways Thanksgiving Holiday Cyber Sale To Africa

PR Newswire  2016-11-23 15:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, is offering a cyber sale with special fares ...

AAR Wins Contract to Provide PBH, Component Management & Repair Services to South African Airways Technical

PR Newswire  2016-10-06 14:39:00

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR), a world leader in airframe maintenance and integrated supply chain solutions, has signed a five-year agreement to provide power-by-the-hour (PBH) ...

Royal Air Maroc shows off Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Washington Dulles

USA Today  2016-09-14 14:46:18

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South African Airways gets $350 million bailout; major reforms needed

Air Transport World  2016-09-13 16:04:00

The South African government has agreed to grant a ?going concern guarantee? to struggling flag carrier South African Airways (SAA), but has insisted on major reforms at the carrier, including looking ...

South African Airways seeks $1.1b long-term funding

gulfnews.com  2016-08-29 10:59:58

The airline said it will need to access the funding two weeks after the signing of loan documentation

South African Airways launches historic biofuel departure

Breaking Travel News  2016-07-22 08:34:18

South African Airways made history earlier when a plane going to Cape Town from Johannesburg became Africa?s first to fly on jet fuel made from tobacco plants. Boeing 737-800 flights on SAA and low-cost ...

South African Airways launches historic biofuel departure

Breaking Travel News  2016-07-22 08:34:04

South African Airways made history earlier when a plane going to Cape Town from Johannesburg became Africa?s first to fly on jet fuel made from tobacco plants. Boeing 737-800 flights on SAA and low-cost ...

Africa?s first biofuel passenger flights take off

Air Transport World  2016-07-18 13:50:00

Johannesburg-based South African Airways (SAA) and SAA subsidiary low-cost carrier Mango flew Africa?s first passenger flights with sustainable aviation biofuel on July 15. read more

Boeing, South African Airways and Mango Celebrate Africa's First Commercial Flights with Sustainable Aviation Biofuel on Boeing's 100th Anniversary

PR Newswire  2016-07-15 13:46:00

JOHANNESBURG, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA], South African Airways (SAA) and low-cost carrier Mango today celebrated Africa's first passenger flights with sustainable aviation biofuel. ...

South African Airways Honored With Skytrax "Best Airline In Africa" Award For 14th Consecutive Year

PR Newswire  2016-07-13 15:04:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, has been named, "Best Airline in Africa" by ...

New leadership for African low-cost airline fastjet

Breaking Travel News  2016-06-13 09:10:49

The board of fastjet has appointed of Nico Bezuidenhout as chief executive of the company. Bezuidenhout will take up his position and join the board as an executive director on August 1st, 2016. He will ...

Fastjet appoints Nico Bezuidenhout as CEO

Air Transport World  2016-06-09 11:28:00

African budget carrier fastjet has named Nico Bezuidenhout, who has led South African Airways (SAA) and its budget subsidiary Mango, as its new CEOread more

South African Airways Puts Africa On Sale For Spring & Summer Travel Season

PR Newswire  2016-03-24 15:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline announces new low fares to select destinations ...

South African Airways Named "Best Airline In Africa" And "Best Business Class To Africa" By Business Traveler Magazine

PR Newswire  2016-02-23 15:50:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline is honored to be named "Best Airline in Africa" ...