South Africa’s auditor general’s office has testified to the chaotic condition of South African Airways’ organisation during a judicial commission examining allegations of corruption and fraud in state companies.
Kenyan investigators have disclosed that the crew of a Fokker 50 continued a take-off roll, despite multiple alerts apparently warning of a serious engine problem, before the aircraft crashed some 50s after becoming airborne.
South African carrier Comair warns that it expects to post a loss for the six months ending 31 December 2019 because of the ongoing Boeing 737 Max grounding and an unpaid debt by South African Airways.
One thing perennial struggler South African Airways has not been short of over the years is restructuring plans. Its latest, proposed under formal restructuring, features a further retrenchment that continues the paring back of its network.
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