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Strike affects SAA financial position

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The recent South African Airways (SAA) strike resulted in a sudden deterioration of the state-owned company’s financial position, the Public Enterprises Ministry revealed. The Ministry...

Decision time looming for SAA

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Tough decisions need to be made to turn South African Airways (SAA) into a viable airline. Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Phumulo Masualle said this...

Nigeria airline boss faces fraud and money laundering charges

Founder and CEO of one of Nigeria’s largest airlines, Air Peace, was indicted by the US Department of Justice on charges of bank fraud...

Goma air crash leaves 27 dead

At least 27 people were killed, including some on the ground, when an aircraft crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in Goma in eastern...

Tanzania protests aircraft impoundment

Tanzania summoned Canada’s envoy to protest after an aircraft set to be delivered to state-owned Air Tanzania was impounded in a land compensation dispute,...

SAA signs wage deal with non-striking union

South African Airways (SAA) signed a deal on Friday with a union not involved in a strike crippling the heavily indebted carrier, giving its...

Strike has not shut down all SAA services

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South African Airways (SAA) is currently operating international and some regional flights and domestic services despite workers downing tools over salary increases. These services are...

Ghana orders Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Ghana is the latest African nation to support development of an international airline to boost its economy and develop tourism as its government signed...

Tunisair Express receives first ATR 72-600

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Tunisair Express has taken delivery of the first of three new ATR 72-600 turboprop airliners from ATR. The order was originally announced in September and...

Air Senegal to acquire eight A220 airliners

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The new Senegalese national carrier Air Senegal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire eight A220-300 aircraft from Airbus. The MoU was signed...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...