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  • ANALYSIS: African airlines hope for speedy recovery

    News | 16 Dec 2014 14:44 | Graham Dunn

    For Africa's airline industry, 2014 has been another year of muted progress, as geopolitical, social, and local factors continue to block the path to consistent profitability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-African-airlines-hope-for-speedy-recovery-407117/
  • SAA board fails to resolve suspended chief executive saga

    News | 15 Dec 2014 16:37 | Kerry Reals

    Boardroom unrest continues at South African Airways after a meeting on 12 December failed to resolve the stand-off that led to the suspension of chief executive Monwabisi Kalawe.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-board-fails-to-resolve-suspended-chief-executive-saga-407113/
  • Struggling SAA forges closer ties with Etihad

    News | 15 Dec 2014 14:38 | Kerry Reals

    South African Airways is to launch a daily flight between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi, as part of an extended codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Struggling-SAA-forges-closer-ties-with-Etihad-407108/
  • South African treasury seizes control of SAA

    News | 12 Dec 2014 13:25 | Martin Rivers

    Administrative control of South African Airways is being transferred from the minister of public enterprises to the minister of finance as the ailing flag carrier bids to restore solvency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-African-treasury-seizes-control-of-SAA-407063/
  • SAA takes emergency action to stem losses

    News | 09 Dec 2014 15:42 | Kerry Reals

    South African Airways acting chief executive Nico Bezuidenhout today set out a 90-day action plan aimed at ensuring that the struggling carrier implements its long-term turnaround strategy.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-takes-emergency-action-to-stem-losses-406915/
  • SAA bolsters African routes as part of turnaround efforts

    News | 02 Dec 2014 10:08

    South African Airways is lifting capacity on a number of its intra-African routes as the struggling airline begins implementing its turnaround strategy.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-bolsters-African-routes-as-part-of-turnaround-efforts-406642/